Princess Miranda is lonely and bored. Her busy mother gives her a precious golden ball to play with, and Miranda drops it into the palace pond. A helpful frog retrieves it - but as payment, he demands to eat from Miranda's plate a
A humorous and lively African folktale, specially adapted for children just beginning to read. With colour illustrations on every page, this is another addition to Usborne's hugely popular First Reading series. Find out what happe
Andersen's story of the Ugly Duckling, rejected and bullied, lonely and miserable until he realises his magnificent true nature, has become one of our most cherished tales of growing up and finding your place in the world.
Twelve princesses long to leave the palace and go dancing. When their shoes are worn out night after night, the king is determined to solve the mystery. Finally a soldier in a cloak of invisibility follows the girls to a magical u