Children's classics

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    Children’s Classics Collection

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    Special collection of six beautifully illustrated classic tales for children, only £29.99, worth £40.94. A must-have for every child’s bookcase.

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    Choose Your Own Children’s Classics Collection

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    Special collection of six beautifully illustrated classic tales for children, only £29.99, worth £40.94. A must-have for every child’s bookcase.

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    Daddy-Long-Legs

    By Jean Webster

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    One of the classics of American children’s literature, Daddy-Long-Legs tells the tale of Judy Abbott – an ebullient orphan beginning a college degree with the aim of becoming a writer – through her letters to the anonymous patron who is paying for her education. Judy is informed that she must write…

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    Heidi: Lessons at Home and Abroad

    By Johanna Spyri

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    Orphaned at an early age, Heidi has been brought up by her mother’s sister Dete in Switzerland. Having been offered a job in Frankfurt, however, her aunt is forced to entrust her young charge into the care of her grandfather, the reclusive Alp-Uncle who lives in the mountains without any interaction…

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    Tales from Shakespeare

    By Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb

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    In 1807, Charles Lamb and his sister Mary wrote a collection of stories retelling twenty of Shakespeare’s plays for children. While making sure that the pieces were accessible for a younger audience, they took care to stay faithful to the language and vocabulary of the Bard as much as possible. Rang…

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    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

    By Arthur Conan Doyle

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    “I know every move of your game… It has been a duel between you and me, Mr Holmes… If you are clever enough to bring destruction upon me, rest assured that I shall do as much to you.” With Sherlock Holmes’s reputation as the scourge of the criminal underworld preceding him, the ingenious detective,…

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    The Phoenix and the Carpet

    By E. Nesbit

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    When Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane accidentally destroy a carpet in their London home with fireworks, their parents replace it with a second-hand one. Upon unfurling it, the children find an egg inside, and, when one of them accidentally drops it into the fire, it hatches into a magical golden phoe…

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    The Silver Skates

    By Mary Mapes Dodge

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    As their father is sick, Hans Brinker and his younger sister Gretel must work to support their family. Despite this life of poverty, they long to take part in the annual ice-skating races on the frozen canal, where the victors win magnificent silver skates. But how can they hope to enter the races –…

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    The Story of Dr Dolittle

    By Hugh Lofting

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    “After a while, with the parrot’s help, the Doctor got to learn the language of the animals so well that he could talk to them himself and understand everything they said.” John Dolittle is a highly respected doctor in the village of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh, yet he loves animals so much that his house…

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    What Katy Did

    By Susan Coolidge

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    Katy, a twelve-year-old gangly tomboy, dreams of blossoming into a sophisticated young woman, capable of grand deeds and adventures. She is however prone to mischief, and leads her six siblings into various scrapes, much to the annoyance of her kindly father and domineering aunt. Her life is turned…

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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    By L. Frank Baum

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    When young Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a cyclone, their Kansas farmhouse is carried off to the magical Land of Oz. Upon being told that the only way back is to follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, home to the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy embarks on an extraordinary but perilous ques…

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    The Wind in the Willows

    By Kenneth Grahame

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    Depicting the adventures of Rat, Mole, Badger and the pretentious Mr Toad, The Wind in the Willows sees these four animals getting into all sorts of trouble as they wander along the river, through the Wild Wood and around the grand Toad Hall. Adapted for the stage by A.A. Milne as Toad of Toad Hall,…

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