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Anthologies (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Anthologies (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Anthologies (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Anthologies (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Caribbean Dozen Poems from Thirteen Caribbean Poets

Caribbean Dozen Poems from Thirteen Caribbean Poets

Author: Various Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Vivid, buzzing with energy and great rhymes. Guardian Steeped in sunlight ... a magical collection. Daily Telegraph Fire in the treetops, / Fire in the sky. / Blossoms red as sunset / Dazzling to the eye... Full of the amazing sights, sounds, smells and rhythms of Trinidad, Guyana, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas, this cornerstone anthology vividly evokes the childhood memories of thirteen poets (a Caribbean dozen!). With over fifty poems, an autobiography of each poet, bibliographies, sumptuous illustrations and an easy-reference index, A Caribbean Dozen is a collection to be savoured for years to come. The Caribbean Dozen - Valerie Bloom, Faustin Charles, Telcine Turner, David Campbell, Opal Palmer Adisa, Marc Matthews, Dionne Brand, Pamela Mordecai, John Lyons, Frank Collymore, James Berry, Grace Nichols and John Agard.

Flights of Fancy Stories, pictures and inspiration from ten Children's Laureates

Flights of Fancy Stories, pictures and inspiration from ten Children's Laureates

Author: Various Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Collecting together all ten former Children's Laureates, this beautiful gift anthology is now available in paperback. Quentin Blake - Anne Fine - Michael Morpurgo - Jacqueline Wilson - Michael Rosen - Anthony Browne - Julia Donaldson - Malorie Blackman - Chris Riddell - Lauren Child The exceptional talents behind some of the nation's best-loved books - from The Gruffalo to The BFG, We're Going on a Bear Hunt to the Charlie and Lola series - the Children's Laureates are the perfect ambassadors for children's literature. This beautiful gift anthology contains stories, poems and pictures by all ten former honourees. Among others, Quentin Blake tells the stories behind his pictures of weird and wonderful beasts, Michael Morpurgo draws on childhood memories for a moving wartime tale and Michael Rosen plays with language and shapes in his witty, read-aloud poems. Each contribution is designed to inspire children to create their own work, and is accompanied by a note from the authors - rare insights from the finest talent in the world of children's books. Above all else, Flights of Fancy celebrates the Laureateship's most important achievement: encouraging children to let their imaginations soar.

The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories

The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories

Author: Wendy Cooling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Christmas is coming! A delightful collection of stories for Yuletide by some of the finest writers for children which makes a perfect stock-filler Christmas gift. The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories is essential Christmas-time reading including classic and contemporary stories, from traditional to real life, humour and most importantly, the magic of Christmas. Writers range from Charles Dickens to Gillian Cross, Trish Cooke, Malorie Blackman and Jacqueline Wilson.

A Children's Literary Christmas An Anthology

A Children's Literary Christmas An Anthology

Author: Anna James Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2019

Immerse yourself in some truly festive magic with this brand-new collection of the finest Christmas stories, prose, songs and poetry from some of the greatest writers in the English language. Inspired by the approach and style of the British Library's 2018 bestseller A Literary Christmas, this carefully chosen anthology moves its focus to those most deeply involved in the wonders of Christmas, the Christmas girls and Christmas boys. Twenty-four seasonal chapters allow the excitement to build as parents and grandparents can share pages of unforgettable adventures, festive traditions, tales of elves, snowmen and reindeer, fairytales, folklore and family fun. Age-old pleasures from those essential Christmas favourites, including Dickens, Kenneth Grahame, George Mackay Brown, Robert L. May and Ezra Jack Keats, are presented alongside charming, but often more edgy, award-wining contemporary voices. This treasure trove of stories is brought to life by an equally beautiful selection of seasonal illustrations from the collections of the Library and the artwork of some of the great modern book illustrators.

Star Wars Myths and Fables

Star Wars Myths and Fables

Author: George Mann Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2019

Transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away with this deluxe story treasury. This stunning collection of untold fables, myths, and folklore features Jedi Sith, witches, Wookiees, droids and dragons! Accompanied by beautiful illustrations, this unique treasury of in-world space tales takes readers to the far reaches of the Star Wars universe...including to the remote outer rim world of Batuu from Galaxy's Edge. This hardback collection is the perfect gift for Star Wars fans aged 8 and up.

Monstrous Affections An Anthology of Beastly Tales

Monstrous Affections An Anthology of Beastly Tales

Author: Kelly Link, Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

An award-winning collection of fifteen beastly tales with new stories from bestselling authors: CASSANDRA CLARE PATRICK NESS HOLLY BLACK Welcome to a world where humans live side by side with monsters. Where a demonic band breathes fire and scales; predatory kraken sing to their prey and harpies take on a strange attraction. Fifteen top voices in fiction explore the intersection of fear and love, of monsters and men, and our fatal attraction to what hides in the shadows. Featuring stories from bestselling authors Cassandra Clare, Patrick Ness and Holly Black, this award-winning collection will make you laugh, cry and keep you wide-awake at night... Winner of a World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology Luminous ... wonderful stories. - New York Times Book Review Some of these tales are moving, others terrifying... Long after the last page is turned, these tales will linger in readers' brains, in their closets, under their beds, and in the shadows. - School Library Journal (starred review) An engrossing, morally complex anthology. Publisher's Weekly (starred review) An anthology of riches. Kirkus Reviews

Favourite Poems: 101 Children's Classics

Favourite Poems: 101 Children's Classics

Author: Various Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Silly, fantastical, romantic, thought-provoking... This new collection includes 101 classic poems that every child should read! Find Tennyson, Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth, Edward Lear, Emily Dickinson, Shakespeare and many more. The poems are organized by theme, and lively introductions provide information on the poets and their craft. Includes an index and glossary of poetic form.

Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

Author: Kate Pankhurst, Various Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Once known, now largely forgotten, these empowering fairy tales have been brought together to inspire a new generation of readers. Discover heroines who outwit giants, fight evil, awaken sleeping princes and, of course, live happily ever after. With a foreword by Kate Pankhurst, author of Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World.

Revolting Stories For Nine Year Olds

Revolting Stories For Nine Year Olds

Author: Helen Paiba Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Revolting Stories For Nine Year Olds collected by Helen Paiba is a rancidly revolting collection of gross stories that will make any nine-year-old laugh and are perfect for reading time and again. With stories from Andy Griffiths, Dick King-Smith, Joyce Dunbar and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun. Stories include: The Curse of Dogbreath Magroo Van Gogh's Potatoes The Fine Art of Wilderness Nutrition and Rubbish

Revolting Stories For Ten Year Olds

Revolting Stories For Ten Year Olds

Author: Helen Paiba Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Revolting Stories For Ten Year Olds collected by Helen Paiba is a rancidly revolting collection of gross stories that will make any ten-year-old laugh and are perfect for reading time and again. With stories from Andy Griffiths, Dick King-Smith, Joyce Dunbar and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun. Stories include: School Dinners Best Before The Veldt Of Polymuf Stock and Spaghetti Pig-Out!

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

Author: Theresa Breslin Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2019

Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards -- discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. This highly anticipated book is the latest volume of much-loved Scottish tale treasuries by Carnegie-award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin and Kate Greenaway Medal-longlisted artist Kate Leiper. Explore secret passages beneath Edinburgh Castle, search for the mysterious monster of Glamis, capture the faery flag of Dunvegan, joust with knights at Stirling Castle and swim with the selkie of Eilean Donan in this sumptuous collection of tales from iconic Scottish castles. Read much-cherished and little-known legends, each illuminating the character and history of its castle, all brilliantly retold and beautifully illustrated to amuse, thrill and enchant. A wonderful gift, this is a stunning book to be treasured for a lifetime, bringing history, place and story alive for children, parents and grandparents alike.

An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

Author: John Bauer Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2019

A new centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer. From good natured Scandinavian trolls through giants, tomtes, shepherd boys and princesses, the twenty-three classic stories by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg are delightfully told, full of adventure and magic with clever, resourceful children outwitting fairytale villains. John Bauer's art -- renowned for its detail, character and subtle humour -- has never looked more luminous and evocative than in this gorgeously produced edition. Twenty extra pictures have been added along with a wonderful illustrated biography of Bauer, celebrating his work and life one hundred years after his premature death. The book has a foiled cover and ribbon marker, perfect for gifting. This treasury will be cherished for generations to come and loved by children, parents and grandparents alike.