Robert James - Hachette Children's Group

Robert James



Robert James has written and edited many books for children, but still loves the traditional stories best. Robert lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and very excitable labrador.
Franklin Watts

The Gingerbread Man

Robert James, Bruno Robert
Contributors:
Robert James, Bruno Robert

"Run, run as fast as you can.You can't catch me, I'm the gingerbread man!"A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join in the chase, but beware falling for the words of the sly, old fox!Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.

Franklin Watts

Just So Stories - The Elephant's Child

Robert James, Garyfallia Leftheri
Contributors:
Robert James, Garyfallia Leftheri
Franklin Watts

Just So Stories - Old Man Kangaroo

Robert James, Pedro Penizzotto
Contributors:
Robert James, Pedro Penizzotto

In this story, vain Kangaroo thinks he should look even more special and demands the the desert god make him different to the other animals. The desert god sends Dingo after him, and Kangaroo gets his wish - although it's perhaps not quite what he expected!The Tadpoles Tales series features simple retellings of Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories with bright, funillustrations, for children who are just starting to read on their own.

Franklin Watts

Tadpoles Tales: Just So Stories - How the Camel Got His Hump

Robert James, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Robert James, Stefania Colnaghi
Franklin Watts

The Enormous Turnip

Robert James, Mark Chambers
Contributors:
Robert James, Mark Chambers

When the farmer goes to pull the largest turnip out of the ground, he gets an enormous surprise! A classic with lots of repetition to support new readers.The Leapfrog Fairy Tales series features some of our best-loved fairy tales, simply retold in under 180 words, with bright illustrations for children to read on their own.

Franklin Watts

Leapfrog Fairy Tales: The Magic Porridge Pot

Robert James, Anna C Leplar
Contributors:
Robert James, Anna C Leplar