Pirates and Knights
"Stories of Pirates and Knights" contains ten swashbuckling adventures, which are bound to charm every reader. The stories are simply told by top authors and brought to life by some of the very best children's illustrators.These stories are accessible for children aged 5+ who are just gaining their reading confidence. Each one is retold in a maximum of 400 words and the book has been compiled in consultation with literacy experts, Professor Barrie Wade, Dr Hilary Minns and Catherine Glavina. This book offers all the excitement and charm of an anthology of tales of treasure, adventure and heroic knights that all children love, but with a carefully levelled text that also encourages reading for pleasure.The authors and illustrators whose stories and illustrations feature in this anthology are: Damian Harvey, Graham Philpot, Mick Gowar, Martin Remphry, Mike Phillips, Jillian Powell, Anna C. Leplar, Sherryl Clark, Neil Chapman, Rory Walker, Leslie Melville, Fabiano Fiorin, Enid Richemont, Beccy Blake, and Andy Hammond.
By Rose Impey, Ian Beck
All children grow up, all except one.The magical story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, has captivated generations of children. Rose Impey's sensitive adaptation of the story makes it accessible to younger children, while retaining the spirit of the original J. M. Barrie text. Ian Beck's enchanting illustrations superbly bring to life this much-loved fantasy - a valuable addition to every child's bookshelf and a perfect companion to the forthcoming film Pan.