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As Cornwall is blanketed in fresh snow, two little girls and their gran enjoy a very special Christmas Eve. While out at sea, their father is in need of a little extra help...
Thomas was frozen to the spot with fear. The pirates were approaching fast. whichever way he looked he could see danger. the pirates were leaning over the sides of their boats. they had shaved heads and bare arms that were smeared with blood. they waved pistols and long curved swords. Thomas had heard stories about these pirates; awful, horrible stories...... SET IN FALMOUTH
Originally published by Andersen Press in 1986 and titled The Magic Ointment, this volume of famous Cornish legends and tales has been beautifully updated and expanded. Michael Foreman has vividly re-coloured the original black and white illustrations, and the whole book has been enlarged to offer a thrilling reading experience...walk with The Giants of St Michaels Mount, swim alongside The Mermaid of Zennor, and be entranced by The Piskie Threshers!
The enchanting story of one boy's adventures with a flock of turnstones.
"I want to go on a wild adventure," said the little sea dragon. "I'll come with you," said Ailla, his friend, the Mer girl. "We can ride the current so fast and so far that no-one will ever catch us."
Amy and Callum loved the Sea Dragon more each day. He was so beautiful and he needed them so much. He didn't have anyone else. "We're your friends." they told him.
On the rugged Cornish coast, where the land meets the sea, lies the village of Zennor. Here, there are stories and whispers of a villager capturing the heart of a mysterious and beautiful stranger - a stranger from the sea - a mermaid! From a landscape rich with myth and magic comes this traditional folk tale, retold by master poet Charles Causley and illustrated by award-winning artist Michael Foreman.
The mermice swim across the bay, towards the Magic Castle in the sea. They follow a sailing boat with a sailor mouse crew and a sweet little dog called Bird on board.
This is the stunningly illustrated story of the seaside village of Mousehole Cornwall, where Mowzer the cat lives happily with old fisherman Tom - Tom who rocks the rocking chair just right, and catches fresh fish for dinner every night. Their life is a happy one - until one terrible winter, the Great Storm-Cat comes clawing and snarling and leaping at the harbour walls...
The village of Mousehole is, of course, completely run and populated by mice! Enjoy a kaleidoscope of mice activity as you join one mouse family who holiday by the sea in beautiful Mousehole. Michelle Cartlidge brings Mousehole vividly to life for children and adults alike, through her beautifully detailed illustrations of everyday life in Mousehole
The story of a young boy as he studies the seagulls, which gather outside his bedroom window.
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