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Classic Children's Stories

Maxine Barry

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

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From Pinocchio to Puss in Boots, this selection of traditional folktales, myths and fables showcases almost fifty of the world's best-loved stories for children. Accompanied by beautiful illustrations, this enchanting collection is the perfect introduction to these timeless tales for boys and girls aged 4 and up.
 
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