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Mary Sebag-Montefiore

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Mary Sebag-Montefiore

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    6th November 2014

    Les Miserables

    A beautifully illustrated retelling of Victor Hugo's masterpiece.Marcia Williams retells one of the greatest novels of a... More

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    1st November 2012

    The Magic Wishbone

    A king and queen have fallen on hard times - but then their eldest daughter is given a magic wishbone. Can this improve ... More

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    21st March 2017

    Anne of Green Gables

    Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert planned to adopt a boy to help out on the farm, so when red-headed 'Anne-with-an-e' arrives... More

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    27th October 2006

    Oliver Twist

    Oliver grows up in an orphanage, and when he dares to ask for more is cast out into a world of colourful characters in w... More

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    1st August 2012

    The Story of Heidi

    This is an evocative picture book based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. Orphaned Heidi is s... More

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    21st August 2009

    Dracula

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    1st May 2015

    Young Reading War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy's epic Russian classic, retold in just 64 pages. First published in 1869, this novel is one of the most famo... More

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    30th August 2010

    Little Dorrit

    The classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Amy Dorrit gro... More

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    30th March 2007

    The Railway Children

    A brand new addition to "Usborne Young Reading Series 2", aimed at children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, ... More

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    30th April 2010

    Don Quixote

    The classic story of misadventure by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra retold for children ready to tackle longer and more co... More

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