From the award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland comes a collection of very short stories; none more than two pages long, and some much shorter. There are stories about ghosts, supermarkets, animals, adventures, and all kinds of things to inspire every short story writer.
Crossley-Holland--the widely acclaimed translator of Old English texts--introduces the Anglo-Saxons through their chronicles, laws, letters, charters, and poetry, with many of the greatest surviving poems printed in their entirety....
The story of Beowulf was written down eleven centuries ago. It is an enduring myth that has inspired storytellers in all genres from poetry to film to comic strips. Here it is retold powerfully for children with incredible illustrations from Charles Keeping.
Join in the delights and disasters on the riverbank with Mole and friends.
If you like great adventures, then The Wind in the Willows is for you! Not only does this edition include the unabridged text, it is also full of extra material to help you get the most from the story and gives lots of recommendations for other things you might enjoy.
Set sail on a swashbuckling adventure!
If you like action-packed adventure, then Treasure Island is the story for you! Not only does this edition include the complete, unabridged text, it is also full of extra material to help you get the most from the story and gives lots of recommendations for other adventures you might enjoy.
The longest story in this collection is very short and the shortest just three words long.
Award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland, follows the success of Short, with Short Too!, another collection of short stories to entertain, make you think, laugh, and think again.
The ninety-six Anglo-Saxon riddles in the eleventh-century "Exeter Book" are poems of great charm, zest, and subtlety. This volume contains the author's translations of seventy-five riddles while a further sixteen are translated in the notes.
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