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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Real Story of Puss-in-Boots

    The story of Puss in Boots is ingeniously combined with that of Cinderella in this hilarious show. Puss in Boots transfo... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Red Riding Hood

    Norman Robbins pantomime tells the traditional story in which his own wacky style combines with the traditional elements... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Hundred and One Dalmatians

    When Missus produces fifteen puppies, Cruella is enraptured and has the Badduns kidnap the litter. Distraught, Pongo and... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    King Arthur: A Pantomime Adventure in Camelot

    Paul Reakes' pantomimes include many original twists to the familiar stories, with plenty of audience participation. T... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Babe, the Sheep-Pig

    The tale of high adventure in the farmyard that became the hit movie Babe is a captivating play for children young and o... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    The Witches

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squis... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Babes in the Wood

    This is a full length pantomime, entirely traditional with lots of humour and with its own original and delightful score... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Jack And the Beanstalk

    The classic English fairytale, specially rewritten for young children and brought to life with stunning illustrations. J... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    The Tale of Little Red Riding Hood

    The aristocratic Boronski family live in Siberia in the years before the Russian Revolution, and a lazy, snobbish, spoil... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Dick Whittington

    This is a full length pantomime, entirely traditional with lots of humour and with its own original and delightful score... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Snow Queen

    The enchanting fairytale retold through simple and engaging text with stunning original artwork. Gerda and Kay are best ... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Cinderella

    A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Curious Quest for the Sandman's Sand

    Jesse, Meggie and Teddy embark on an eventful journey into the mysterious world of silver tongued Harry, the Sandman, to... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Reading Group

    A witty, astutely observed study of sexual politics in contemporary society which centres on an all-female reading group... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Domby-Dom

    Some children decide to put on a play. It must be about football, says one. It must be set in Space, says another. There... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Sleeping Beauty

    Written for London's Theatre Royal, Stratford East, this pantomime combines all the traditional elements with original c... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Noddy

    Enid Blyton's name is synonymous with children's stories, none being more famous than NODDY. David Wood, the acclaimed c... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    The Pomegranate Seeds

    This imaginative play is closely based on the Greek myth of Persephone's abduction and descent into the Underworld. Cere... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Puss in Boots

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Aladdin

    Available for the first time as a paperback picture book, this exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Aladdin is a must f... More

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