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Usborne's beautifully illustrated and presented classic stories and story collections make perfect gifts for children of all ages.

Gift sets – special offer £14.99 each

Box sets

Each set contains five hardback books with ribbon markers presented in an attractive slipcase box. The much-loved stories make a wonderful gift for young readers. Normally priced at £25.00 these beautiful gift sets are just £14.99 each while stocks last.

Usborne Illustrated Originals Wind in the Willows

Usborne Illustrated Originals

Usborne Illustrated Originals bring complete and unabridged classic stories to life with enchanting illustrations in beautiful gift editions.

Join Mole, Ratty, Badger and Mr. Toad in their adventures and antics, from venturing into the dark and dangerous Wild Wood to simply messing about in boats.

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Illustrated story collections

Illustrated story collections

From the legendary adventures of Robin Hood to the gritty tales of Charles Dickens, Usborne's illustrated story collections bring classic tales to life. Attractively presented with padded hardback covers and ribbon markers, these evocative retellings from Shakespeare, Hans Christian Andersen, the Arabian Nights and many more introduce a new generation to much-loved stories and make wonderful gifts.

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Cloth bound gift books Illustrated stories from Dickens Illustrated Grimm's fairy tales

Clothbound gift books

These classic story collections from Dickens, Shakespeare, Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm are truly gifts to treasure. Beautifully designed and bound in a traditional style with cloth covers and gilded lettering, these authentic re-tellings of timeless stories will captivate and entertain children for many years.

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Little Red Riding Hood Illustration from Illustrated Grimm's fairy tales

Nursery rhymes slipcase Illustrated Nursery Rhymes

A really lovely book of nursery rhymes, sumptuously presented with a cloth cover and attractive slipcase. With over a hundred beautifully illustrated nursery rhymes and lullabies, this makes a wonderful gift to be shared and treasured.

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365 Illustrated stories and rhymes

365 Illustrated stories and rhymes

A rich collection of classic fairy tales and nursery rhymes, one for every day of the year.


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A beautiful gift edition of Johanna Spyri’s timeless classic, enchantingly illustrated and told in its complete and unabridged form.


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Reference books History of Britain: Kings and queens The Usborne history of Britain Beautiful reference books

Bring history to life with Usborne's luxurious hardback reference books. Filled with intriguing facts, stunning illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and family trees, these are must-have gifts for young history lovers.

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Usborne Originals The WInd in the Willows"Beautiful watercolour illustrations throughout...ideal for reading to children."

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Illustrated Grimm's fairy tales"Perfect to share as read-aloud bedtime reading."

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