Ella: Translate hieroglyphics!

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**** Five of the most terrifying mythological monster stories from around the world are retold here in this hilarious and terrifying collection...

Abel: I want to go to Goa and make it to Mumbai!

The poisonous Basilisk, the bellowing Bunyip, the three-headed Chimera, swamp-dwelling Grendel, quick-tempered Isikukumanderu... fabulous monsters to keep you on your toes! They're truly horrible!

What the Dickens! Charles Dickens, Esq. (1812-1870) created some of the best loved characters in literature. In this book you will find five of his greatest stories retold in irrepressible comic-strip style! Meet and make friends with Tiny Tim, Mr Fagin, Uriah Heep, Scrooge, The Artful Dodger... plus many others.

Iggy: This book is wicked! I didn't know Dotty could draw horses.

Full of mystery and adventure, the stories of the pharaohs and their ancient gods are steeped in thousands of years of history. From the creation myth to the curse of Tutankhamen and the fall of Cleopatra, these classic retellings bring new life to the myths and wonders of this ancient civilization.

Abel: This book is very friendly!

Meet Dormeo, gladiator dormouse and berry nibbler. He will be your guide to ancient Rome in this fascinating and humorous retelling of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. From Romulus and Remus to Julius Caesar, the history of Rome and its people will vividly come to life.

Ella: Shakespeare would love Marcia!

Parents in Touch
'Marcia Williams has to be one of the best, if not the best, retellers of classics. . . Marcia brings Shakespeare's stories vividly to life. The lively and accessible retellings are superbly set off by plenty of Marcia Williams' detailed and engaging pictures.'

Ella: You'll keep going back to this book!

Take your seats in the Globe Theatre as Marcia Williams presents fourteen of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. From the heartbreaking tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to Puck’s hilarious escapades in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Marcia brings Shakespeare’s stories vividly to life.

Ella: I share this with everyone!

Publishers Weekly
'The book has funny facts and great pictures. I read it all in one go with my brother, Thomas. I'd recommend it to everyone, it’s so great they really should buy it. In fact, it’s barkingly brilliant!'

Iggy: Sometimes we climb on the top bunk and sail away with Sinbad!

Lancashire Evening Post
'With its easy-to-understand narrative and complemented by illustrations that give life and vigour into an unforgettable story, there could be no better way to instil a love of the classics into young children.'