The Faber Book of Nursery Stories by

The Faber Book of Nursery Stories

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Illustrated by Shirley Hughes
Part of the Faber Children's Classics Series

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A welcome return for a collection of all kinds of stories which will make perfect bedtime reading. Originally published in the 1960s, the collection includes traditional favourites such as Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling and modern classics such as Ted Hughes’s How the Polar Bear Became. In addition there are extracts from books that were popular at the time of its original publications such as Leila Berg’s Little Pete stories and Joyce Lankaster Brisley’s Milly-Molly-Mandy stories. Shirley Hughes original illustrations add to the period charm.


The Faber Book of Nursery Stories by

First published in 1966, this bedtime classic has been lovingly restored. Featuring the Ugly Duckling, the Three Billy Goats Gruff, Thumbelina and other childhood favourites, each story is a treat to read aloud, the perfect length for parents and children to share at bedtime. Completes any child's first bookshelf.


Highly recommended, this is 45 books in one and would be a bargain at twice the price The Bookbag

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208 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7


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Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber and Faber

Publication date

5th September 2013




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