Introduce your little ones to some of the most well-known fairy tales with these short, well-illustrated picture books. Help them get lost in the magic of storytelling without being daunted by an excess of words.
Picture books are a wonderful tool for children's development as they can provide many benefits beyond just entertainment. These books are typically designed for children aged 0-5 and 5-7 and contain a combination of illustrations and text. The images can help children visualise stories and ideas, while the text provides context and narrative.
One of the most significant advantages of picture books is their ability to improve children's literacy skills. Children who read picture books regularly develop better vocabularies, have stronger language comprehension, and are likelier to become avid readers as they grow older. Picture books also help children develop critical thinking skills by exploring different stories and characters and learning to analyse and interpret what they see.
Picture books can also be an essential tool for social and emotional development. They can help children develop empathy, compassion, and a better understanding of themselves and the world around them. Picture books can also introduce children to different cultures, religions, and ways of life, promoting a sense of diversity and tolerance.
In addition, picture books can help children develop their imaginations and creativity, which can have long-term benefits in their academic and personal lives. Children who read picture books regularly are more likely to be curious and imaginative, which can help them problem-solve and think critically in their future endeavours.
Titles in this Set:
- The Ugly Duckling
- The Three Little Pigs
- The Three Billy Goats Gruff
- Little Red Riding Hood
- Little Mermaid
- Goldilocks and the Three Bears
- The Gingerbread Man
For similar books, check out our fantastic range of fairy tale books! Perfect for reading as a family or for your children to flick through independently. Each book is illustrated in detail to show the stories, as well as having short paragraphs with engaging narratives to keep children entertained throughout each story. These picture books are a great way to introduce classic stories to your children. These books are perfect for children who love all things Disney, princesses and more.
Little Tiger Press is a UK-based independent publishing company that creates high-quality children's books. Founded in 1987, the company has grown to become one of the leading publishers of children's literature in the UK. Little Tiger Press publishes a wide range of books for children of all ages, from picture books and board books for toddlers to chapter books and young adult fiction.
The company is known for its innovative and engaging titles, as well as its commitment to promoting reading and literacy among young people. Little Tiger Press has won numerous awards for its books, including the prestigious Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
We've brought together a fantastic selection of classic fairy tales in this enchanting collection. These fabulous books will help you introduce little ones to timeless stories, including Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Gingerbread Man - although they have some marvellously modern twists. Each picture book has vibrant artwork and flowing text that is a joy to read aloud. Other favourites in the collection include Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and Rapunzel.
Cinderella loves to dance, so when a special invitation comes to the Prince's Ball, she can't wait! But will poor Cinders get to swap her broom for a ball gown and dance the night away?
The Ugly Duckling
When Mother Duck's eggs hatch, one little duckling is not like the others.
The Three Little Pigs
Three little pigs set off to build new homes for themselves. But someone big and bad soon comes looking for a tasty piggy snack.
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
When three billy goat brothers reach the bridge to the meadow, a slobbering troll blocks their path.
Pinocchio is a puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy. But to do that, first, he'll have to learn to be kind and polite – and stop telling lies!
Little Red Riding Hood
When Little Red arrives at Granny's cottage, there's someone BIG, HAIRY and very, very SCARY waiting in Granny's bed.
A little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls deeply in love. But without legs to walk on land, however, will she meet him again?
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Goldilocks and the Three Bears is a beloved children's story about a curious little girl who visits the home of three bears and gets into some trouble. In this picture book retelling, young readers will delight in the colourful illustrations and engaging text that brings this classic tale to life. They will join Goldilocks as she explores the bears' home and discovers their belongings, from the big pot of porridge to the cosy beds. But when the bears return, the story takes a thrilling turn, teaching an important lesson about respect and consequences. This retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears is sure to captivate any child's imagination and leave them with a valuable moral lesson.
The Gingerbread Man
The cheeky little gingerbread man is having so much fun! He scurries away from Mr and Mrs Baker and all the hungry animals, but then he meets a crafty.
Ever since she was a baby, poor Rapunzel has been locked in a tower by an old witch. Rapunzel is a classic fairy tale about a girl with long, golden hair who is locked away in a tower by a wicked witch. But young readers will discover a fresh and exciting version of the story in this picture book retelling. With colourful illustrations and lively text, they will follow Rapunzel as she uses her wit and bravery to escape the tower and find true love. Along the way, they will meet enchanting characters and encounter unexpected twists and turns. This retelling of Rapunzel is a must-read for any child who loves fairy tales and adventure.
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