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The Children S Classics Collection

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9781789502633
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Abridged and retold in modern English by respected children's authors, this collection of sixteen classic stories makes them accessible to readers as young as six, while retaining all the charm, atmosphere, and sense of adventure that made the original tales world-famous. These dramatic, easy-to-follow stories, charmingly illustrated with verve and humour by specially commissioned artists, deserve to find a home on every child's bookshelf. Included in this boxed set: 1. Alice in Wonderland 2. Treasure Island 3. The Wizard of Oz 4. The Jungle Book 5. The Secret Garden 6. Robin Hood 7. Peter Pan 8. Heidi 9. Anne of Green Gables 10. Little Women 11. Black Beauty 12. The Call of the Wild 13. Robinson Crusoe 14. Wind in the Willows 15. Tom Sawyer 16. Oliver Twist
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Modern Library Collection Children S Classics 5 Book Bundle

Author : Kenneth Grahame
ISBN : 9780812984477
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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For young dreamers, nostalgic parents, and imaginative readers of all ages, this wonderful eBook collection not only contains five of the most beloved children’s books in the world but some of the most admired and enduring literature ever put to page. Each of these can be considered a “Household Book,” as A. A. Milne so affectionately described The Wind in the Willows—books that “everybody in the household loves, and quotes continually ever afterwards; [books which are] read aloud to every new guest.” THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Kenneth Grahame Written by Kenneth Grahame as bedtime stories for his son, The Wind in the Willows continues to delight readers today. Basing his fanciful animal characters on human archetypes, Grahame imparts a gentle, playful wisdom in his timeless tales. Few readers will be able to resist an invitation to join the Wild Wooders at Toad Hall, enjoy a quick splash in the river with Rat and Badger, or take a swerving ride with Toad in a “borrowed” motor-car. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS Lewis Carroll Conceived by a shy British don on a golden afternoon to entertain ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her sisters, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass have delighted generations of readers in more than eighty languages. “The clue to the enduring fascination and greatness of the Alice books,” writes A. S. Byatt in her Introduction, “lies in language. It is play, and word-play, and its endless intriguing puzzles continue to reveal themselves long after we have ceased to be children.” PETER PAN J. M. Barrie Set in London and and the magical Neverland, J. M. Barrie’s tale of a boy who refuses to grow up has delighted generations of readers. In this novel, which Barrie adapted from his 1904 play, Peter introduces Wendy, Michael, and John Darling to the fairy Tinker Bell and the lost boys. Together, they do battle with Captain Hook and his fierce band of pirates. THE THREE MUSKETEERS Alexandre Dumas First published in 1844, Alexandre Dumas’s swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of D’Artagnan, a gallant young nobleman who journeys to Paris in 1625 hoping to join the ranks of the musketeers guarding Louis XIII. He soon finds himself fighting alongside three heroic comrades—Athos, Porthos, and Aramis—who seek to uphold the honor of the king by foiling the wicked plots of Cardinal Richelieu and the beautiful spy “Milady.”
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Oxford Children S Classics World Of Adventure Box Set

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN : 0192739824
Genre : Adventure stories, English
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An eye-catching boxed set containing four of the greatest stories ever told - Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, The Wind in the Willows, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. These new editions have a fresh and contemporary feel to make the books come alive for today's modern readers, and as well as the unabridged text, they also contain masses of bonus features so readers can continue their experience of the story as well as recommendations for other books, films, and TV shows - classic andcontemporary - for readers to try next. The perfect gift for anyone who loves a good story!
Category: Adventure stories, English

Children S Classics Collection

Author : Carlo Collodi
ISBN : 9798633154757
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Enjoy this reading experience of some great children's classics. This collection includes: The Jungle Book, Pinocchio, and The Reluctant Dragon.
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Martha Finley Ultimate Collection Timeless Children Classics Other Novels 35 Books In One Volume Illustrated

Author : Martha Finley
ISBN : 9788075832351
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: Elsie Dinsmore Series Elsie Dinsmore Elsie's Holidays at Roselands Elsie's Girlhood Elsie's Womanhood Elsie's Motherhood Elsie's Children Elsie's Widowhood Grandmother Elsie Elsie's New Relations Elsie at Nantucket Two Elsies Elsie's Kith and Kin Elsie's Friends at Woodburn Christmas with Grandma Elsie Elsie and the Raymonds Elsie Yachting with the Raymonds Elsie's Vacation Elsie at Viamede Elsie at Ion Elsie at the World's Fair Elsie's Journey on Inland Waters Elsie at Home Elsie on the Hudson Elsie in the South Elsie's Young Folks Elsie's Winter Trip Elsie and Her Loved Ones Elsie and Her Namesakes Mildred Keith Series Mildred Keith Mildred at Roselands Mildred and Elsie Mildred's Married Life Mildred at Home Mildred's Boys and Girls Mildred's New Daughter Other Novels Edith's Sacrifice Ella Clinton Signing the Contract and What it Cost The Thorn in the Nest The Tragedy of Wild River Valley Martha Finley (1828-1909) was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well-known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Children S Classics Collection

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ISBN : 1788287274
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This delightful boxed set brings together 16 well-loved children's classics. All stories are abridged and retold in modern English by respected children's authors, making them accessible to readers 6 and up while retaining the charm, atmosphere, and sense of adventure that made the original tales world-famous. These dramatic, easy-to-follow stories, charmingly illustrated with verve and humor by specially commissioned artists, will make a welcome addition to any child's bookshelf. The following stories are included in this boxed set: Alice in Wonderland Treasure Island The Wizard of Oz The Jungle Book The Secret Garden Robin Hood Peter Pan Heidi Anne of Green Gables Little Women Black Beauty The Call of the Wild Robinson Crusoe Wind in the Willows Tom Sawyer Oliver Twist
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Boys And Girls Forever

Author : Alison Lurie
ISBN : 9781440650109
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Are some of the world's most talented children's book authors essentially children themselves? In this engaging series of essays, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alison Lurie considers this theory, exploring children's classics from many eras and relating them to the authors who wrote them, including Little Women author Louisa May Alcott and Wizard of Oz author Frank Baum, as well as Dr. Seuss and Salman Rushdie. Analyzing these and many others, Lurie shows how these gifted writers have used children's literature to transfigure sorrow, nostalgia, and the struggles of their own experiences.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Peter Rabbit Classic Collection

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9781604335538
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Beatrix Potter's beloved tales from the world of Peter Rabbit, now available in a beautiful board book box set! Beatrix Potter’s classic tales of adventurous bunnies, fortunate frogs, and two bad little mice have delighted young readers for generations. Explore the world of Peter Rabbit with this treasury of Potter’s cherished stories, featuring charming illustrations of her best-known characters by celebrated New York Times bestselling artist Charles Santore. This Board Book Collection Includes: The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Classic Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, The Classic Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Classic Tale of Two Bad Mice, and The Classic Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Puffin Hardcover Classics Box Set

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN : 0147514320
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A precious gift set of Puffin’s stunning collection of hardcover classics! This deluxe set includes six classic children’s novels, colorfully designed with textured hardcover binding for a sophisticated, timeless look readers will treasure. Snuggly packaged in a gorgeously illustrated box to make the perfect gift for the holidays, or any time of year. For the young, and the young at heart! Box includes A Little Princess, Anne of Green Gables, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Secret Garden, The Wind in the Willows, and Peter Pan!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Puffin In Bloom Collection

Author : Penguin Publishing Group
ISBN : 0147518741
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Puffin in Bloom: A collection of classics with stunning cover art by renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co.'s principal artist, Anna Bond, now available as an exquisite gift set! Featuring all four Puffin in Bloom classics with illustrated covers by Anna Bond in a charming keepsake box designed in her signature style. Box includes: Anne of Green Gables, Heidi, Little Women, and A Little Princess "Puffin in Bloom's lush new editions of children's classics are sure to entertain older girls." - Vogue "Read 'em and keep: Chic...As a gift or on your shelf, they speak volumes." - O, The Oprah Magazine
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The Bobbsey Twins At Cedar Camp

Author : Laura Lee Hope
ISBN : 1505452716
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Very still and quiet it was in the home of the Bobbsey twins. There was hardly a sound-that is, of course, except that made by four figures tiptoeing around through the halls and different rooms. "Hush!" suddenly exclaimed Bert Bobbsey. "Hush!" echoed his sister Nan. They were two of the twins. Again came the shuffling noise made by tiptoeing feet on the front stairs. "Quiet now, Flossie and Freddie!" whispered Bert. "Go easy, and don't make a racket!" He turned toward Nan, who was carrying something in a paper that rattled because of its stiffness. "Can't you be quieter?" asked Bert. "It isn't me-it's this paper," Nan answered. "I should have taken some of the tissue kind."
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Children S Classic Stories

Author : Belinda (editor) Gallagher
ISBN : 9781842363843
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Children's Classic Stories is a timeless collection of fairytales, fables and folktales. Many you will know by heart, others you will be familiar with and some will be new to you. Charming illustrations by renowned children's artists bring to life much-loved characters such as Dick Whittington and Snow White--and introduce many new ones-- to keep you entertained time and time again. This book contains favorites such as Hansel and Gretal, Snow White and the seven dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin and the Lamp to name just a few. There are tales of fairytale magic, Animals big and small, stories about boys and girls, wizards and witches, giants and genies--a wealth of entertainment for all ages.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Children S Classic Poetry Collection

Author : Nicola Baxter
ISBN : 1843229838
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Gathers poems by William Blake, Emily Bronte, Robert Browning, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, Walt Whitman, and William Wordsworth.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Illustrated Classics For Children

Author : Lesley Sims
ISBN : 1409532593
Genre : Adventure stories
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The perfect present and a wonderful addition to the popular Illustrated Stories Collections, this title has something for everyone. Eight of the best-loved classics - The Railway Children, The Wizard of Oz, Black Beauty, The Canterville Ghost, The Secret Garden, Around the World in Eighty Days, Heidi and Moonfleet - are brought together in one volume, enchantingly illustrated and beautifully retold for younger readers.
Category: Adventure stories

The Bobbsey Twins At Snow Lodge

Author : Laura Lee Hope
ISBN : 1503100235
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"Will Snap pull us, do you think, Freddie?" asked little Flossie Bobbsey, as she anxiously looked at her small brother, who was fastening a big, shaggy dog to his sled by means of a home-made harness. "Do you think he'll give us a good ride?" "Sure he will, Flossie," answered Freddie with an air of wisdom. "I explained it all to him, and I've tried him a little bit. He pulled fine, and you won't be much heavier. I'll have the harness all fixed in a minute, and then we'll have a grand ride."
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The Bobbsey Twins At Meadow Brook

Author : Laura Lee Hope
ISBN : 1503068676
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"Well, here we are back home again!" exclaimed Nan Bobbsey, as she sat down in a chair on the porch. "Oh, but we have had such a good time!" "The best ever!" exclaimed her brother Bert, as he set down the valise he had been carrying, and walked back to the front gate to take a small satchel from his mother. "I'm going to carry mine! I want to carry mine all the way!" cried little fat Freddie Bobbsey, thinking perhaps his bigger brother might want to take, too, his bundle. "All right, you can carry your own, Freddie," said Bert, pleasantly. "But it's pretty heavy for you." "It-it isn't very heavy," panted Freddie, as he struggled on with his bundle, his short fat legs fairly "twinkling" to and fro as he came up the walk. "It's got some cookies in, too, my bundle has; and Flossie and I are going to eat 'em when we get on the porch."
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