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Books in Illustrated Stories series

  • Illustrated Tales of King Arthur

    Sarah Courtauld, Natasha Kuricheva

    Hardcover (USBORNE CAT ANG, Nov. 20, 2014)
    A beautifully presented gift book that children will love to receive on any special occasion, this is a fully illustrated collection of retellings of the classic stories of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, from the sword in the stone to the last battle.
  • Illustrated Hans Christian Andersen

    Fran Parreo

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, Nov. 1, 2011)
    Beautifully illustrated throughout, this is a collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen retold for younger readers. It includes "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Snow Queen", "The Princess and the Pea" and other classic stories, as well as a short biography of Hans Christian Andersen.
  • Illustrated Norse Myths

    Various, Alex Frith, Louie Stowell

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, June 16, 2014)
    Viking warriors spurred each other on with epic sagas of dragon-slaying heroes and giant-smashing gods. Meet Thor, the thunder god, and Loki, the shape shifting trickster, as well as sea serpents, fire demons and frost giants in these awe-inspiring myths from the Viking Age.
  • Illustrated Stories from Around the World

    Lesley Sims

    Hardcover (Usborne, March 15, 2010)
    This is a wonderful collection of folk tales specially chosen from all over the globe. There are ten stories full of amazing characters, from a greedy witch and a talking tree to a very bad-tempered genie.
  • Illustrated Fairy Tales

    Sarah Courtauld, Rosie Dickins, Nancy Leschnikoff, Helen Wood

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2007)
    Presents a collection of ten retold fairy tales, including "Sleeping Beauty," "The Emperor and the Nightingale," and "Beauty and the Beast."
  • Illustrated Adventure Stories


    Hardcover (Usborne Books, )
  • Illustrated Robin Hood

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, Aug. 1, 2011)
    This is a fantastic storybook, containing two specially extended titles from the "Young Reading" series, "The Story of Robin Hood" and "Adventures of Robin Hood". Re-live Robin's daring escapades with his Merry Men, and then find out about the men who might have inspired these stories. It also contains a fascinating, illustrated introduction to life in the Middle Ages, in a separate section at the back.
  • The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Inventions: Discover the True Stories Behind the World's 64 Most Overlooked Innovations

    Laura Hetherington, Rebecca Pry

    Hardcover (Whalen Book Works, Nov. 26, 2019)
    The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Inventions uncovers the fascinating, humorous, and often unbelievable origins behind the world’s most overlooked innovations!Nobody knows the backstories behind our most taken-for-granted inventions, like credit cards, egg cartons, windshield wipers, and breakfast sandwiches! But the strange and wonderful origins of these inventions are far from ordinary: They are rooted in forgotten history. Inside this hardcover book, discover the extraordinary true stories of: the TOASTER — actually the best thing before sliced bread the PASSPORT — the original Facebook the TOOTHBRUSH — so much more than bamboo + hog bristles the PIZZA SAVER — no pie left behind since 1985 SLICED BREAD — at first, no one wanted it and MANY, MANY MORE of history’s most influential discoveries! Organized chronologically from 75,000 B.C. to today and illustrated with more than 200 pieces of original artwork, The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Inventions is as beautiful as it is entertaining and informative. Discover who invented BATHING, why some of the first-ever BEDS were naturally mosquito-repellant, how president Theodore Roosevelt’s encounter with a black bear inspired the TEDDY BEAR, and why SELFIE STICKS might be older than you think!
  • Illustrated Classics for Boys

    Rachel Firth, Lesley Sims

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2010)
    Presents six retellings of classic tales of action and adventure intended for boys.
  • Illustrated Stories for Boys

    Lesley Sims, Louie Stowell, Tom Lalonde

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 2007)
    A collection of humorous, scary, and adventure stories, including "Sinbad the Sailor," "Treasure Island," and "The Bed Monster's Secret."
  • Illustrated Stories for Girls

    Helen Wood, Lesley Sims, Louie Stowell

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 2007)
    Collects fourteen stories featuring princesses, fairies, and dolls.
  • Illustrated Classics for Children.

    Various Authors

    Hardcover (Usborne Books, Aug. 1, 2011)