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  • Michael Rosen's A-Z : The best children's poetry from Agard to Zephaniah Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £7.99

    Michael Rosen's A-Z : The best children's poetry from Agard to Zephaniah

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    From Agard to Zephaniah, the very best of children's poetry from the very best of children's poets appears in this wonderful and exciting anthology...

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    £7.99
  • The Book of Hopes : Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    £12.99

    The Book of Hopes : Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    In difficult times, what children really need is hope. And in that spirit, bestselling author Katherine Rundell emailed some of the children's writ...

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  • Stories to Share at Christmas Popular Titles Scholastic
    £6.99

    Stories to Share at Christmas

    Scholastic

    A heartwarming collection of your favourite Christmas classics that are sure to get you into the festive spirit. Filled with ta...

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  • Here I Stand: Stories that Speak for Freedom Popular Titles Walker Books Ltd
    £7.99

    Here I Stand: Stories that Speak for Freedom

    Walker Books Ltd

    A varied and thought-provoking collection of short stories and poems for teens with a conscience, with striking cover illustrations by award-winnin...

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  • The Famous Five Collection 5 : Books 13-15 Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
    £9.99

    The Famous Five Collection 5 : Books 13-15

    Hachette Children's Group

    Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series, The Famous Five. ...

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  • Poems to Live Your Life By Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
    £12.99

    Poems to Live Your Life By

    Pan Macmillan

    In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems abou...

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  • First Fairy Tales Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
    £14.99

    First Fairy Tales

    Hachette Children's Group

    Bursting with magic and mischief, adventures abound with this new collection of classic fairytales authored by bestselling author Margaret Mayo. Jo...

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  • An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales Popular Titles Floris Books
    £14.99

    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales

    Floris Books

    Slithering stoorworms, mischievious brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies -- these are the creatures of Scottish folklore. Award-winning chi...

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  • Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies) : Amazing women on what the F-word means to them Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £8.99

    Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies) : Amazing women on what the F-word means to them

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    The Sunday Times BestsellerNational Book Awards Winner 2018!This is the must-read book that every woman needs. "Brilliant, hysterical, truthful and...

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  • Mrs Pepperpot Stories Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £7.99

    Mrs Pepperpot Stories

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A fantastic collection of much-loved, classic stories for all the family!Mrs Pepperpot can't choose when she will shrink to the size of a pepperpot...

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  • Fierce, Fearless and Free : Girls in myths and legends from around the world Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    £6.99

    Fierce, Fearless and Free : Girls in myths and legends from around the world

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    A brilliant, inclusive collection of traditional tales from around the world featuring amazing women and girls. Once upon a time, there was a han...

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  • Winnie-the-Pooh: The World of Winnie-the-Pooh Popular Titles Egmont UK Ltd
    £20.00

    Winnie-the-Pooh: The World of Winnie-the-Pooh

    Egmont UK Ltd

    Rediscover A.A. Milne's delightful tales in this classic story collection containing both Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. ...

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  • Poems to Save the World With Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
    £12.99

    Poems to Save the World With

    Pan Macmillan

    This absolutely beautiful gift book anthology contains classic and modern poems to galvanize, uplift and inspire you which are brought to life with...

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  • 10 Ten-Minute Animal Stories Popular Titles Usborne Publishing Ltd
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    10 Ten-Minute Animal Stories

    Usborne Publishing Ltd

    Reports show that reading or being read to for ten minutes every day will significantly improve children's reading skills. This short story collect...

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  • An Illustrated History of Notable Shadowhunters and Denizens of Downworld Popular Titles Simon & Schuster Ltd
    £14.99

    An Illustrated History of Notable Shadowhunters and Denizens of Downworld

    Simon & Schuster Ltd

    A very special anthology that's a must for all fans of the Shadowhunter novels! Featuring characters from Cassandra Clare's international best-sell...

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  • I Will Not Be Erased: Our stories about growing up as people of colour Popular Titles Walker Books Ltd
    £7.99

    I Will Not Be Erased: Our stories about growing up as people of colour

    Walker Books Ltd

    A radical, beautiful, world-changing collection of writing that we all need to read. Scarlett Curtis, Feminists Don't Wear Pinkgal-dem, the award-w...

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  • An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales : Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and many more classic stories Popular Titles Floris Books
    £14.99

    An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales : Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and many more classic stories

    Floris Books

    Two hundred years ago, the Brothers Grimm published their famous collection of folk tales, including these thirty much-loved stories of helpful elv...

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  • The Puffin Book of Big Dreams Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £14.99

    The Puffin Book of Big Dreams

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Stories to spark your imagination in this beautiful collection of stories, poems and illustrations to celebrate Puffin's 80th birthday! A brand new...

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  • Horowitz Horror Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
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    Horowitz Horror

    Hachette Children's Group

    Welcome to a strange and twisted world where the spooky, the shocking, and the positively petrifying are lurking just out of sight. A bus ride home...

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  • She Will Soar : Bright, brave poems about freedom by women Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
    £14.99

    She Will Soar : Bright, brave poems about freedom by women

    Pan Macmillan

    A stunning gift book featuring 130 poems about wanderlust, freedom and escape written by women. With poems from classic, well loved poets as well a...

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  • SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
    £7.99

    SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This

    Pan Macmillan

    It's time to reclaim poetry. Collected by international poetry sensation Nikita Gill, SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This is a joyful celebration of...

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  • Poppy and Sam's Book of Fairy Stories Popular Titles Usborne Publishing Ltd
    £9.99

    Poppy and Sam's Book of Fairy Stories

    Usborne Publishing Ltd

    Poppy and Sam love Fairy Stories, and in this beautifully-illustrated collection you can curl up with 17 of their favourite tales. With classic ill...

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  • A Children's Literary Christmas : An Anthology Popular Titles British Library Publishing
    £12.99

    A Children's Literary Christmas : An Anthology

    British Library Publishing

    Immerse yourself in some truly festive magic with this brand-new collection of the finest Christmas stories, prose, songs and poetry from some of t...

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  • Disney Villains: The Wicked Collection Popular Titles Templar Publishing
    £12.99

    Disney Villains: The Wicked Collection

    Templar Publishing

    Who is the evilest one of all? Find out in this illustrated anthology of the most notorious Disney villains and their sidekicks. Are you ready to...

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We have the Anthologies category in this section, Anthologies are collections of smaller works, these can be short works of art, poems and shorter stories. Anthologies can consist of an amalgamation of various authors which follow a particular genre, or a single piece of short stories by the same author. An anthology book is a collection of short stories or fiction works and can often focus on a particular theme or genre. Authors can participate to be a part of an anthology book, which can help the author get into the world of publishing their story with less effort. In this wonderful category of Anthologies, we have tons of delightful titles such as Christmas Poems, Mrs Pepperpot Stories, Poems to Live Your Life By and First Fairy Tales

Anthologies or these special excerpts can revolve around specific themes which makes each title unique and different from other books, such as areas on pets, christmas, sports, certain occupations like athletes or nurses, the list goes on and will open the minds to the readers. Anthologies may also follow certain guidelines before publishing, such as multiple drafts may be submitted before the final approval. The writing style may follow a certain guideline, the publisher then creates the guidelines for the printing, graphic design, illustrations and distributing it. Anthologies can incorporate many talented authors who are just starting out, when the book becomes a popular title and well known, then the author who was a part of the story can bring themselves brand awareness. An anthology project may prove beneficial for several authors to work together on, the anthology piece can act as almost like a business card for the authors to become famous. Particularly if the author is trying to break into a new market or a subject that they are new to, working together on an anthology piece can really strengthen their career in that area in the beginning. Anthologies can also act like a sample or marketing strategy to showcase the writing style and skills of the author, readers who may be unfamiliar with the author can learn to love about the author writing style which then brings the reader to research more into the author who wrote that segment. At Books2Door, we love providing kids with the best and affordable books, be sure to browse our Classic Fiction and Popular section for more remarkable titles.