Age 7-12

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Illustration of two herons by moonlight for children's short story The Star Child

The Star Child

A short story about a beautiful child of the stars, who learns about humility.

Illustration of mother and child in a garden for children's short story The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

The tale of a selfish giant who closes his beautiful garden to children.

Illustration of red ogre for children's short story Little Thumb

Little Thumb

A little boy with a great deal of tenacity saves his brothers from an evil ogre.

Kids Illustration for Puss in Boots by Charles Perrault

Puss in Boots

A cunning cat with a pair of boots makes his owner’s life purr-fect!

Children's Illustration for The Fairy short story by Charles Perrault

The Fairy

A tale about the importance of treating all who you meet well.