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  • 5 stars across 32 books
    Sharon Chriscoe (Author)
    Sharon Chriscoe is the author of Race Car Dreams and The Sparrow and the Trees . She and her husband live in Pilot Mountain, NC.

    John Joven (Illustrator)
    John Joven is a children's book illustrator from Bogota, Columbia. He's illustrated numerous picture books, including Worm and Farmer Maguire by Jeff Dinard and Emma the Elephant by Duncan Richardson.

    1st July 2016

    The Elves and the Shoemaker

    * The classic tale, as recorded by The Brothers Grimm, specially re-written for children starting to read on their own... More

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    10th February 2006

    The Easter Story

    This is one in a series of books providing specially retold stories for young children, sticking closely to the biblical... More

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    26th September 2008

    The Ant and the Grasshopper

    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. It is a though... More

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    26th March 2010

    Late Night at the Zoo

    The tenth title in the new "Usborne Very First Reading" series, designed for younger children to introduce them to readi... More

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    1st September 2015

    Twas the Night Before Christmas

    'Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...' The trad... More

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    1st August 2016

    How the Elephant Got His Trunk

    Once, in a time long forgotten, elephants had short, stubby noses. So how did they get their trunks? This gorgeously ill... More

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    1st March 2013

    How The Leopard Got His Spots

    In this retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, a leopard finds a way to hide when the Ethiopian covers him with sp... More

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    10th April 2008

    Just So Stories: How The Whale Got His Throat

    When the Whale has eaten up every fish he can find. Can the little fish escape the big Whale? And what happens when the ... More

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