While spending the summer with elderly relatives at Clawstone Castle in northern England, Madlyn and her brother Rollo, with the help of several ghosts, attempt to save the rare cattle that live on the castle grounds.
The ancient Romans used the word barbarian to describe people who were coarse, rude, or even just foreign. Over time the word has also come to connote bloodthirsty cruelty. But were the Goths, the Huns, the Vikings, and the Mongols as barbaric as we’ve been led to believe? In dynamic, detailed spreads that young readers […]
A kindly gendarme conducts two young children around Paris in search of their lost mother.
A memorable Russian fairy tale about a little girl who, with the advice of her wise doll, escapes a truly terrifying witch and her slimy, child-gobbling toads.
The Man in the Moon and his Little Moon Dog live peacefully on the moon. Until a busload of rowdy tourists fairies!arrives. Moon Dog ventures out to meet them and has marvelous fun. But one day, he wakes to find the fickle fairies have led him astray, far from his cozy home and dearest friend. […]
A retelling of the Arthurian legend in which Parzival, unaware of his noble birth, comes of age through his quest for the Holy Grail.
This story discusses the stories which people from the ancient world told to explain their understanding of what they could see in the sky.
The author, a member of the Igbo tribe in Nigeria, presents text and her own photographs of twenty-six things, from A to Z, representative of all African peoples.
A book to share and treasure, this is a true celebration of life. From the highly acclaimed illustrator of The Story of Christmas and Noah’s Ark comes the tale of the Creation, the seven-day genesis of the earth and its inhabitants, as recounted in the King James Version of the Bible. Brilliant full-color pictures reveal […]
Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.