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Books in the series: First Stories

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Author: Miriam Bos Format: Board book Release Date: 11/07/2021

First Stories: Pinocchio is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the main characters. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Miriam Bos. There are lots of First Stories to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, Sleeping Beauty and Hansel and Gretel.

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Kasia Dudziuk Format: Board book Release Date: 15/04/2021

First Stories: The Gingerbread Man is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic nursery tale. Push, pull, slide mechanisms bring the story to life as you chase the Gingerbread Man and join in with all of the characters trying to catch him! This well-loved story is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Kasia Dudziuk. Collect more books in the First Stories series with titles such as: Puss in Boots, The Frog Prince, The Elves and the Shoemaker and Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Sandie Sonke Format: Board book Release Date: 15/04/2021

First Stories: Three Billy Goats Gruff is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic nursery tale. Push, pull, slide mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the familiar characters. Follow the brave billy goats as they try to cross the bridge and outsmart the hungry troll! This well-loved story is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Sandie Sonke. Collect more books in the First Stories series with titles such as: The Gingerbread Man, The Ugly Duckling, The Frog Prince and The Elves and the Shoemaker.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Miriam Bos Format: Board book Release Date: 29/10/2020

First Stories: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas is the perfect introduction for young children to Clement Clarke Moore's popular poem. Push, pull and slide the pages to see reindeer magically flying through the sky, sugarplum fairies dancing and stockings filling up with presents. This well-loved poem is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Miriam Bos. Collect more books in the First Stories series: A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and The Snow Queen

The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Yi-Hsuan Wu Format: Board book Release Date: 17/09/2020

First Stories: The Frog Prince is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull, slide and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the familiar characters of the young princess and the Frog Prince. This well-loved story is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Yi-hsuan Wu. Collect more books in the First Stories series with titles such as: Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk and The Ugly Duckling.

The Elves and the Shoemaker

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Steph Hinton Format: Board book Release Date: 17/09/2020

Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring this classical fairy tale to life. First Stories: The Elves and the Shoemaker is the perfect introduction for young children to this popular tale as they find out about the poor shoemaker who is helped by some diligent elves and how he repays their kindness. This well-loved story is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Steph Hinton. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Puss in Boots, The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling.

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Jean Claude Format: Board book Release Date: 06/08/2020

First Stories: The Wind in the Willows is the perfect introduction for young children to Kenneth Grahame's classic tale. Push, pull and slide mechanisms bring the story of Mr. Toad and his high-speed adventure to life. Row down the river with Mole and Ratty, whizz around with Toad in his car and make an incredible escape from prison! This well-loved tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Jean Claude. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Alice in Wonderland, Doctor Dolittle, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Puss in Boots, The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling.

The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Emma Martinez Format: Board book Release Date: 06/08/2020

Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring this classical fairy tale to life. First Stories: The Princess and the Pea is the perfect introduction for young children to this popular tale as they discover how a Queen tricks a young girl into revealing who she really is! This well-loved story is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Emma Martinez. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, The Little Mermaid, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and The Ugly Duckling.

Mulan

Mulan

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Yi-Hsuan Wu Format: Board book Release Date: 20/02/2020

First Stories: Mulan is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring Mulan's brave adventure to life, as she transforms into a soldier, trains for battle and rides her white horse. This well-loved tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Yi-Hsuan Wu. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, The Little Mermaid, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White.

Doctor Dolittle

Doctor Dolittle

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Jean Claude Format: Board book Release Date: 26/12/2019

Meet Doctor Dolittle, he talks to animals and has a pushmi-pullyu as a pet! Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring Doctor Dolittle and his menagerie of animals to life as he goes on an adventure to Africa in First Stories: Doctor Dolittle! This is the perfect introduction for young children to this popular tale, with the well-loved story beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Jean Claude. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Jack and the Beanstalk, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, and Puss in Boots.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Author: Jean Claude, Campbell Books Format: Board book Release Date: 03/10/2019

First Stories: A Christmas Carol is the perfect introduction for young children to this popular seasonal tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms to bring Ebenezer Scrooge to life - and help him finally discover the joy of Christmas! This well-loved tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by Jean Claude, illustrator of First Stories: Doctor Dolittle. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Doctor Dolittle, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, Little Red Riding Hood, The Nutcracker, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Puss in Boots, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, The Snow Queen and The Ugly Duckling.

Aladdin

Aladdin

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Amanda Enright Format: Board book Release Date: 18/04/2019

First Stories: Aladdin is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story of Aladdin, his lamp and the magical genie to life. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Amanda Enright. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Doctor Dolittle, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Jungle Book, and Peter Pan.

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Dean Gray Format: Board book Release Date: 21/02/2019

First Stories: The Ugly Duckling is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story of the lonely duckling to life. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dean Gray. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Author: Campbell Books Illustrator: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 21/02/2019

First Stories: Puss in Boots is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story of the mischievous cat and his master to life. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Collect more books in the First Stories series: The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Hansel and Gretel.

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 04/10/2018

First Stories: The Snow Queen is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull, slide and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the familiar characters: best friends Gerda and Kay, and the wicked Snow Queen. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Collect more books in the First Stories series: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, Hansel and Gretel and Sleeping Beauty

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 05/04/2018

First Stories: Hansel and Gretel is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the main characters: Hansel and Gretel and the witch in the woods - not forgetting the delicious gingerbread cottage! This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. There are lots of First Stories to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs and Sleeping Beauty.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 05/04/2018

First Stories: Sleeping Beauty is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the main characters: the sleeping princess and the prince who wakes her. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs and Hansel and Gretel.

The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs

Author: Natascha Rosenberg Illustrator: Natascha Rosenberg Format: Board book Release Date: 24/08/2017

First Stories: The Three Little Pigs is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the main characters: the family of pigs and the big, bag wolf This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Natascha Rosenberg. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Author: Natascha Rosenberg Illustrator: Natascha Rosenberg Format: Board book Release Date: 24/08/2017

First Stories: Goldilocks and the Three Bears is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the main characters: Goldilocks and the Bear family. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Natascha Rosenberg. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, The Three Little Pigs

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Author: Miriam Bos Illustrator: Miriam Bos Format: Board book Release Date: 20/04/2017

First Stories: Peter Pan is a perfect introduction for young children to J.M. Barrie's classic story. Push, pull and slide mechanisms to bring the story to life and reveal favourite scenes in action. Follow the Darling children as they travel to Neverland, discover the Lost Boys and come face to face with cunning Captain Hook. This well-loved story is beautifully re-imagined for a new generation by illustrator Miriam Bos. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Illustrator: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 09/03/2017

First Stories: The Little Mermaid is the perfect introduction, for young children, to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce your favourite characters: the little mermaid, the prince and the fearsome sea witch. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully re-imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Illustrator: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 09/03/2017

First Stories: Beauty and the Beast is the perfect introduction, for young children, to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and reveal favourite scenes, as Beauty joins the scary Beast in his mysterious castle. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully re-imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Nutcracker, The Little Mermaid

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 22/09/2016

First Stories: The Nutcracker is the perfect introduction, for young children, to this classic story. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Clara, the Nutcracker and the fearsome Mouse King! This well-loved tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Author: Natascha Rosenberg Illustrator: Natascha Rosenberg Format: Board book Release Date: 28/07/2016

First Stories: Little Red Riding Hood is the perfect introduction to this classic fairy tale for young children. Push, pull and slide mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Little Red Riding Hood, Grandma and of course the big, bad wolf. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by internationally popular children's illustrator Natascha Rosenberg. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Author: Natascha Rosenberg Illustrator: Natascha Rosenberg Format: Board book Release Date: 28/07/2016

First Stories: Jack and the Beanstalk is the perfect introduction to this classic fairy tale for young children. Push, pull and slide mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters, including brave young Jack and of course the giant he discovers at the top of the towering beanstalk. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by internationally popular children's illustrator Natascha Rosenberg. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book, Little Red Riding Hood

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Illustrator: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 10/03/2016

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your golden hair! First Stories: Rapunzel is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Rapunzel, the handsome prince and of course the wicked witch. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, The Jungle Book

Cinderella

Cinderella

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Illustrator: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 10/03/2016

Cinderella, you shall go to the ball! First Stories: Cinderella is the perfect introduction, for young children, to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Cinderella, her stepsisters, the handsome prince and of course the fairy godmother. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Titles to collect: Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Rapunzel, The Jungle Book

Snow White

Snow White

Author: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Illustrator: Dan (Freelance Illustrator) Taylor Format: Board book Release Date: 31/12/2015

Mirror, mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all? First Stories: Snow White is the perfect introduction, for young children, to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters: Snow White, the dwarfs, the huntsman, the prince and of course the wicked queen. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor. Also available: Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Author: Colonel Moutarde Illustrator: Colonel Moutarde Format: Board book Release Date: 31/12/2015

In Alice's adventures, nothing's ever as it seems, for Wonderland is magical, beyond your wildest dreams! First Stories: Alice in Wonderland is a perfect introduction, for young children, to Lewis Carroll's magical story Alice in Wonderland. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters, Alice, the White Rabbit, the March Hare, Mad Hatter, Dormouse and of course the Queen of Hearts. Beautifully brought to life by Colonel Moutarde's illustrations. Also available: Snow White

The Usborne Book of Princess Stories Combined Volume

The Usborne Book of Princess Stories Combined Volume

Author: Heather Amery Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2004

Usborne Book Of Fairy Tales Combined Volume

Usborne Book Of Fairy Tales Combined Volume

Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2004

Charming picture book of six classic fairy tales (Cinderella, The Story of Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks and the Three Bears & Three Little Pigs). Dual-level text, on each page a simple line for beginner readers and a more complex one which can be read aloud by an adult or reading child. Age 2+

Three Little Pigs

Three Little Pigs

Author: Heather Amery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2003

Young children should enjoy having the tales in this series read out to them. They are pefect for sharing and the pictures and simple text on every page aim to encourage children to read independently.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Author: Stephen Cartwright Illustrator: Stephen Cartwright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2003

Young children should enjoy having the tales in this series read out to them. They are pefect for sharing and the pictures and simple text on every page aim to encourage children to read independently.

Little Dragon

Little Dragon

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2003

Young children should enjoy having the tales in this series read out to them. They are designed for sharing and the pictures and simple text on every page will encourage children to read independently.

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