Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including ´´The Ugly Duckling,´´ ´´Thumbelina,´´ ´´The Red Shoes,´´ ´´The Princess on the Pea,´´ and ´´The Emperor´s New Clothes,´´ fill the pages of this beautiful leather-bound collector´s edition. Also included is ´´The Tallow Candle´´-one of the earliest stories written by Andersen, just discovered recently! A great book of bedtime stories or for rainy day reading, as there are both short and long anecdotes included. The attached bookmark ribbon ensures you´ll never lose your place as you wander through the imagination of one of the most popular children´s writers of all time. Curl up with this collection of classics and lose yourself in childhood memories.
Lewis Carroll´s novels Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (first published in 1865 and 1871, respectively) have entertained readers young and old for more than a century. Their magical worlds, amusing characters, clever dialogue, and playfully logical illogic epitomize the whit and whimsy of Carroll´s writing. Both stories feature the coloured classic illustrations of John Tenniel. Alice´s Adventures in wonderland and Through the Looking Glass is one of Barnes & Noble´s Ieather bound classics for children. It features classic illustrations, an elegant bonded leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, and distinctive gilt edging.
The Mermaid Handbook is a unique compendium, a sumptuous compilation divided into four sections--Fashion and Beauty; Arts and Culture; Real Mermaids and Where to Find Them; and Food, Entertaining, and Stories from the Sea. Each section includes a wealth of step-by-step projects and recipes throughout. Among them are instructions for making a sailor´s valentine; a mermaid comb; and a pearl and sequin paillette necklace. There are recipes for mermaid-themed poke bowls, aquatic-themed honey gingerbread cookies, and the official cocktail of 1960s-era mermaid attraction Aquarama, plus profiles on true modern mermaids and mermaid bars; and tips on getting beachy mermaid hair and creating an alluring eye. The hardcover includes an inset image on the front cover; ornate metallic blue foil patterning on the front, spine, and back; blue stained edges; heavy paper; and a satin bookmark.
Lewis Carroll´s novels Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (first published in 1865 and 1871, respectively) have entertrained readers young and old for more than a century. Their magical worlds, amusing characters, clever dialogue, and playfully logical illogic epitomize the whit and whimsy of Carroll´s writing. Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland transports you down the rabbit-hole into a wondrous realm that is home to a White Rabbit, a March Hare, a Mad Hatter, a tea-drinking Dormouse, a grinning Cheshire-Cat, the Queen of Hearts and her playing card retainers, and all manner of marvelous creatures. Through the Looking-Glass is your passport to a topsy-turvy world on the other side of the mirror, where you have to run fast just to stay in place, memory works backwards, and it is possible to believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast. Both stories feature the coloured classic illustrations of John Tenniel. Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass is one of Barnes & Noble´s leatherbound classics for children. It features classic illustrations, an elegant bonded leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, and distinctive gilt edging. It will provide hours of enjoyment for readers of all ages.
Get cozy with the classics! Jules Verne collects some of the author´s best-known works in a beautiful keepsake volume. 2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Finalist in Gift Books Legendary science fiction and adventure author Jules Verne is remembered for his fascinating stories of travel and excitement. With countless adaptations available, the titles of his works are familiar. But no joy can compare to reading the originals--and reading them in a deluxe classic edition is even better! This revised, elegant book features the African exploration of Five Weeks in a Balloon ; the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea ; Around the World in Eighty Days , the famous story of an incredible expedition; and the classic Journey to the Center of the Earth , which takes readers into our world´s geological past. With a genuine leather cover, printed endpapers, and a ribbon bookmark, as well as an introduction by an expert on Verne´s life and writing, it´s an excellent introduction to the work of this well-loved author. Expand your home library--and your imagination--with Jules Verne !