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  1. Pizazz vs the New Kid: The super awesome new superhero series! Pizazz vs the New Kid: The super awesome new superhero series!
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  2. The Hatmakers The Hatmakers
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  3. When Fishes Flew: The Story of Elena’s War When Fishes Flew: The Story of Elena’s War
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  4. Aaron Slater, Illustrator Aaron Slater, Illustrator
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  5. The Big Mog Collection The Big Mog Collection
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  6. Timmy Failure: We Meet Again Timmy Failure: We Meet Again
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  7. The Chime Seekers The Chime Seekers
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  8. A Clock of Stars: The Shadow Moth A Clock of Stars: The Shadow Moth
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  9. The Eddie Albert and the Amazing Animal Gang: The Amsterdam Adventure The Eddie Albert and the Amazing Animal Gang: The Amsterdam Adventure
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  10. The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials 2 The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials 2
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East of the Sun and West of the Moon

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" is a fairy tale from Norway. A poor family is visited one night by a white bear who promises to make them rich if they will give him their youngest daughter. At first the girl refuses, but over several days she is persuaded to go with the bear. She is carried away on his back to a marvellous castle, where she learns that the bear turns into a prince at night. Growing lonely at the castle, she persuades the bear to let her visit her family. The bear warns her not to let her Mother speak to her alone. But the girl is not able to resist her mother. The mother declares the bear must be a troll and gives her daughter a tallow candle with which to observe him at night - but on no account to spill any of the tallow. The girl waits until the prince is asleep and lights the candle. The prince is so handsome that she falls in love with him... but accidently spills three drops of tallow on his shirt. The prince wakes up and is horrified at what she has done. Now he must return to his stepmother's castle which lies east of the sun and west of the moon and marry the troll princess who has a nose three ells long. The girl, devastated, determines to follow him, if only she can find the way...

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Peter Gynt

Peter Gynt

Author: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales. "Peter Gynt" is the story of a hunter who gets the better of a group of trolls who like to take over peoples' farms.

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Six Fairy Tales by Maurice Baring

Six Fairy Tales by Maurice Baring

Author: Maurice Baring Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Maurice Baring (1874-1945) was an English short story writer, children's writer, novelist, travel writer and war correspondent during the First World War. This is a collection of six of the magical fairy stories he wrote for children. The Glass Mender The Silver Mountain The Wise Princess The Cunning Apprentice The Minstrel The Blue Rose

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The Bronze Ring

The Bronze Ring

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. "The Bronze Ring" is a story in which a princess falls in love with the son of the palace gardener, although her father wishes her to marry the son of his prime minister. The king devises a quest for the two suitors and attempts to engineer the situation so that the rich youth will win. But the gardener's son does a good deed to an old woman, who in return helps him win a magic ring which will grant wishes. But the youth's adventures are not over when he marries the princess. The ring is stolen and he must enlist the aid of some very clever mice to get it back.

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The Curse of the Seven Children

The Curse of the Seven Children

Author: Thomas Frederick Crane Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Thomas Frederick Crane (1844 - 1927) was an American folklorist. "The Curse of the Seven Children" is a fairy tale about a king and queen who already have six sons. When the seventh child is due, the king must travel away. He tells his wife that when the baby is born, she should hang a lance out of the window if it is a boy and a distaff if it is girl. Shortly after this the queen bears a daughter. But a mistake is made and a lance is hung out of the window. Desperate for a daughter, the king returns and curses his seven sons. When he realises his mistake it is already too late. Only the baby princess can save her brothers...

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The Donkey Skin

The Donkey Skin

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. "The Donkey Skin" is a strange fairy tale of a princess who escapes an unwanted marriage by running away from the palace dressed in a donkey skin, to a hard life of poverty as a hen-wife. When a young prince happens to catch a glimpse of her without her donkey skin, he falls in love with her. But how is he to find the beautiful maiden again?

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The Enchanted Knife

The Enchanted Knife

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. 'The Enchanted Knife' is the story of a young man who seeks to marry the princess. Her father sets him an impossible task to perform before he will grant the suit - but with the aid of the cunning princess and a magic knife, the youth is able to win his bride.

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The Golden Mermaid

The Golden Mermaid

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. Three princes are sent on a quest by their father, to find who it is who steals the golden apples from the King's tree. The youngest son befriends a wolf who is in reality a magician. From the wolf he learns that a magical golden bird is the thief. In attempting to steal the golden bird, the prince is captured by its owner, the Emperor. The latter agrees to spare the prince's life if he can steal the golden horse from the ruler of the neighbouring kingdom. In attempting to do this the prince is again captured. This time the ruler agrees to spare the prince's life if he can capture the elusive and beautiful golden mermaid. With the aid of the wolf, the prince sets out to attempt this impossible task...

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The Great Fairy Tale Collection

The Great Fairy Tale Collection

Author: Andrew Lang, Maurice Baring Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

A fascinating collection of some of the great - but less well known - fairy tales of all time. The Glass Mender The Giant who had no Heart The Gifts of the Magician The Miller, his Son and their Ass Punchkin The Enchanted Knife The Minstrel The Stonecutter The Parrot The Alligator and the Jackal The Stag at the Pool The Cormorants of Udrost The Three Dogs The Brahman, the Tiger and the Six Judges The Pancake East of the Sun and West of the Moon The Stag in the Ox Stall The Lad and the Devil The Blue Rose The Man who was going to Mind the House The Golden Mermaid The Lads who met the Trolls in Hedale Woods The Curse of the Seven Children The Frog The Blind Man, the Deaf Man and the Donkey The Cunning Apprentice An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve The Eagle and the Jackdaw The Two Frogs The Silver Mountain The Donkey Skin Tit for Tat The Old Woman and the Physician The Wise Princess The Bronze Ring The Princess who was hidden Underground Matthias the Hunter's Stories The Language of Animals Mercury and the Workmen Peter Gynt

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The Parrot

The Parrot

Author: Thomas Frederick Crane Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Thomas Frederick Crane (1844 - 1927) was an American folklorist. "The Parrot" is the tale of a newly-wed couple. Soon after the marriage, the husband must go away on business, so he gives his wife a parrot to keep her company while he is away. But another man sees the young wife at the window and falls in love with her. He engages the help of the woman who lives downstairs to try to seduce the young wife. But each time the woman is on the point of going with her neighbour, the parrot offers to tell her a story. So enchanting and absorbing are the parrot's tales that the young wife never leaves the house until her husband's return.

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The Three Dogs

The Three Dogs

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. 'The Three Dogs' tells the story of a shepherd who trades his three sheep with a stranger for three dogs with magical powers. The dogs are able to help him slay a dragon and win a princess.

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The Two Frogs

The Two Frogs

Author: Andrew Lang Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2018

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. 'The Two Frogs' is the story of two amphibians who live in different cities in Japan. Each desires to see the world, so each sets out on a journey towards the other's home city. When they meet at the top of a mountain, the two frogs make friends and devise a plan to work out whether their journey is worthwhile - with unintended consequences.

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