Old Frost and Young Frost – A Lithuanian Fairy Tale

Old Frost and Young Frost – A Lithuanian Fairy Tale

Posted in Story Time, Winter

A wintry tale of youthful arrogance, a frozen Lord, and a lesson learnt through hard work.   Old Frost and Young Frost   – A Lithuanian Fairy Tale –    Once there lived Old Father Frost, and […]

New Year, New You, New Book – A Reading List

New Year, New You, New Book – A Reading List

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If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to read more, but you don’t know where to start, our hand-picked reading list of classic literature, fantastic fairy tales, myths and legends has something for everyone. They’re […]

How Johnny Cricket Saw Santa Claus – A Christmas Story

How Johnny Cricket Saw Santa Claus – A Christmas Story

A curious cricket, a face all fringed with snow-white whiskers, and a surprise stocking.     This text was taken from: Friendly Fairies – Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle   How Johnny Cricket Saw Santa Claus A Christmas […]

The Brothers Grimm – 5 Stories from Their Library

The Brothers Grimm – 5 Stories from Their Library

Posted in Favourite 5, News

It’s been over 200 years since the first publication of Kinder – und Hausmarchen (Children’s and Household Tales), and to celebrate we’ve picked out our top 5 Brothers Grimm Stories from their Library. The Brothers Grimm […]

Why the Sea is Salt – A Norse Tale

Why the Sea is Salt – A Norse Tale

A Christmas trip to Hell, a quern that grinds all kinds of things, and a skipper who made too much salt.     This text was taken from: True and Untrue and Other Norse Tales – […]

Beauty and The Beast – Three Editions from our Collection

Beauty and The Beast – Three Editions from our Collection

Beauty and The Beast is a classic fairy tale steeped in history that has been told the world over. It is one of Pook Press’s most popular tales and we thought this an ideal time of […]

Magical Gift Books for Young Adults – A Gifting List

Magical Gift Books for Young Adults – A Gifting List

Posted in Book Blog, Favourite 5, News

Inspire nostalgia and magic with the gift of a book from our Gifts for Young Adults collection. The perfect keepsake gift for the teenagers in your life, this carefully chosen gifting list will help you make […]

Timeless Tales – Top 5 Gift Books for Babies and Toddlers

Timeless Tales – Top 5 Gift Books for Babies and Toddlers

Posted in Book Blog, Favourite 5, News

Getting a child the right gift book can be a daunting task. Build them a library that they can be inspired by for a lifetime in this gifting list of our Top 5 beautiful Gift Books […]

Festive Reads – Pook’s Picks from our Christmas Classics Collection

Festive Reads – Pook’s Picks from our Christmas Classics Collection

Posted in Christmas, News

Christmas is a time for getting together with those you love and telling stories. Our collection of Christmas Classics are tales that bring magic and joy into Christmas, for both young and old, for years to […]

National Princess Day – Famous Tales of Fearless Maidens

National Princess Day – Famous Tales of Fearless Maidens

The stories of strong and fearless maidens have been passed down through the generations inspiring each one as they go. Although many Princesses have been celebrated by Disney in recent years, the original tales of these […]

The Old Witch – An English Fairy Tale

The Old Witch – An English Fairy Tale

Two sisters seeking fortunes, a magic money chimney, and a lesson in reaping what you sow.   This text was taken from More English Fairy Tales – Illustrated by John D. Batten The Old Witch An […]

Top 5 Beautiful Books for Art Lovers

Top 5 Beautiful Books for Art Lovers

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A peek into the best art books from our collection, perfect for a coffee table read or present for an art lover. These beautiful books house some of the best illustrations from the Golden Age – […]