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The Illustrated Fairy Tale Princess Collection

- Children's paperback

by SHIEI - $17.99 - Add to Cart

Seven Seas is proud to present this collection of princess stories drawn from the world's storytelling traditions. These timeless stories have been retold and reinvented over and over throughout the years, in books, movies, and animation. For many readers, this volume will be an introduction to the stories in their original form, as told by the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and others.From the familiar to the obscure, these fifteen classic stories are a gateway into a world of magic, danger, and romance. The book includes classics like "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty" and lesser-known tales like "Snow White and Rose Red" and "The Twelve Dancing Princesses." Each story features a princess, or a girl who becomes a princess through her kindness, determination, or compassion. New manga-style illustrations from Shiei, illustrator of Seven Seas' edition of Pride and Prejudice add to the enchantment of this beautiful collection.The following stories are included in this edition:Beauty and the BeastCinderella, or the Little Glass SlipperThe Sleeping Beauty in the WoodRapunzelSnowdropSnow-White and Rose-RedThe Frog-PrinceRumpelstiltskinThe Twelve Dancing PrincessesThe Princess and the PeaLittle ThumbelinaThe Little MermaidThe Snow QueenThe Tale of Princess KaguyaAladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

Illustrated Myths from Around the World

- Children's hardcover

by VARIOUS - $23.95 - Add to Cart

An illustrated collection of myths from all over the world, all retold specially for young readers and beautifully illustrated. The Myths included are: The Children of Lir (Celtic), The Fox Maiden (Japanese), The Origin of the Winds (Inuit/Alaskan), Anansi and the Box of Stories (Ghana/Ashanti), The Cowherd and the Princess (Chinese), The Wall of Asgard (Norse), How the Seasons Came to Be (Greek), Thunder and Lightning (Nigerian), Finn MacCool (Irish/Gaelic), The Fish of Maui (Maori), The Missing Goddess (Egyptian), Fire of the Jaguar (South American/Kayapoo), The Greedy Frog (Tiddalik - Aboriginal), The Race of the Animals (Chinese Zodiac), The Demon and the Goddess (Indian), Ishtar and the Land of the Dead (Mesopotamian/Babylonian), The Sun and the Moon (Korean), The Water Spirit's Gift (Native American).

Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes

- Children's paperback

by Rick Riordan - $13.99 - Add to Cart

Who cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? It takes a demigod to know, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on the all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes. Told in the funny, irreverent style readers have come to expect from Percy, (I've had some bad experiences in my time, but the heroes I'm going to tell you about were the original old school hard luck cases. They boldly screwed up where no one had screwed up before. . .) and enhanced with vibrant artwork by Caldecott Honoree John Rocco, this story collection will become the new must-have classic for Rick Riordan's legions of devoted fans--and for anyone who needs a hero. So get your flaming spear. Put on your lion skin cape. Polish your shield and make sure you've got arrows in your quiver. We're going back about four thousand years to decapitate monsters, save some kingdoms, shoot a few gods in the butt, raid the Underworld, and steal loot from evil people.Then, for dessert, we'll die painful tragic deaths.Ready? Sweet. Let's do this.

The Sleeper and the Spindle Deluxe Edition

- Children's hardcover

by Neil Gaiman - $37.00 - Add to Cart

This deluxe edition of the New York Times bestselling The Sleeper and the Spindle comes in a beautiful slipcase, complete with gold foil artwork and gilded page edges.New York Times bestselling and Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman and Kate Greenaway-winning illustrator Chris Riddell have created a thrillingly reimagined fairy tale, "told in a way only Gaiman can" and featuring "stunning metallic artwork" (GeekInsider.com).In this captivating and darkly funny tale, Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell have twisted together the familiar and the new as well as the beautiful and the wicked to tell a brilliant version of Snow White's (sort of) and Sleeping Beauty's (almost) stories.This story was originally published (without illustrations) in Rags & Bones (Little, Brown, 2013) and then as an illustrated edition in 2015. This deluxe edition is a stunning work of art.

Sleeping Beauty

- Children's paperback

by David Roberts - $12.99 - Add to Cart

Annabel lives in the 1950s with her aunts Rosaline and Flora. She loves science fiction, and dreams of a future with jetpacks, flying cars and robots. When a witch's curse is fulfilled on her 16th birthday and she falls asleep for 1,000 years, her house is overgrown by a magnificent rose tree. A young explorer called Zoe discovers the story of Sleeping Beauty, but can she find Annabel in time to lift the curse and show her what the future actually looks like?