Virago Modern Classics Series

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Book 1
Book 1

Anne of the Island

Anne of the Island is the third heartwarming book about red-haired orphan Anne Shirley.As her childhood friends get marr... MoreAnne of the Island

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Book 2
Book 2

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables is the classic children's book by L M Montgomery, the inspiration for the Netflix Original series A... MoreAnne of Green Gables

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Book 3
Book 3

The Story of the Amulet

THE THIRD BOOK IN THE PSAMMEAD TRILOGY, FOLLOWING FIVE CHILDREN AND IT AND THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET'My all-time favour... MoreThe Story of the Amulet

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Book 4
Book 4

Five Children and It

When five siblings - Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother, the Lamb - discover a sand-fairy in their grave... MoreFive Children and It

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Book 5
Book 5

Mossy Trotter

'It's always a treat to read Elizabeth Taylor. Mossy Trotter is a real gem. A delightfully mischievous boy living in tho... MoreMossy Trotter

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Book 7
Book 7

The Phoenix and the Carpet

When Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane accidentally destroy a carpet in their London home with fi reworks, their parents re... MoreThe Phoenix and the Carpet

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Book 8
Book 8

Caldicott Place

From Noel Streatfeild, the beloved author of Ballet Shoes, comes a moving story of unexpected friendships and new be... MoreCaldicott Place

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Book 9
Book 9

Little Men

'The best boys - in the literary sense - that we have ever come across' SPECTATOR 'Little Women was widely read, but its... MoreLittle Men

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Book 10
Book 10

Jo's Boys

'Mothers can forgive anything! Tell me all, and be sure that I will never let you go, though the whole world should turn... MoreJo's Boys

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Book 11
Book 11

Anne of Ingleside

Anne of Ingleside is the sixth volume of the adventures of red-haired Anne Shirley.Anne, now Mrs Doctor Blythe, is still... MoreAnne of Ingleside

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Book 12
Book 12

Emily of New Moon: A Virago Modern Classic

Emily Starr has never known what it is to be unloved. But when her father dies, she is left in the care of her mother's ... MoreEmily of New Moon: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 13
Book 13

Emily Climbs: A Virago Modern Classic

Emily never imagined Aunt Elizabeth would allow her to go to high school in Shrewsbury, and she's thrilled, especially a... MoreEmily Climbs: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 14
Book 14

Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories

From the author of Ballet Shoes In this captivating collection of festive stories, there are auditions on s... MoreNoel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories

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Book 15
Book 15

The Story of the Treasure Seekers

When their widowed father's business fails, the Bastable children decide to restore the family fortunes themselves. No l... MoreThe Story of the Treasure Seekers

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Book 16
Book 16

The Growing Summer

BY THE AUTHOR OF BALLET SHOESwith beautiful illustrations by Edward Ardizzone'A joyous, sunlight book. For me, the best ... MoreThe Growing Summer

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Book 17
Book 17

Noel Streatfeild's Holiday Stories: By the author of 'Ballet Shoes'

*'Classic Noel Streatfeild at her warm-hearted best. I absolutely loved it' Hilary McKay, author of THE SKYLARKS' WAR*'S... MoreNoel Streatfeild's Holiday Stories: By the author of 'Ballet Shoes'

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Book 18
Book 18

Good Wives

'Life and love are very precious when both are in full bloom'With four lively, attractive women in one house and a dashi... MoreGood Wives

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Book 19
Book 19

Little Women

'Timeless' HELEN MOORE, DAILY EXPRESS'I try to get every girly girl to read this one because those four sisters are so r... MoreLittle Women

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Book 20
Book 20

Emily's Quest: A Virago Modern Classic

There are two things in life Emily Starr is certain of - that she will be a great writer and that she and Teddy Kent wer... MoreEmily's Quest: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 21
Book 21

What Katy Did at School

When Katy Carr and her sister Clover leave for boarding school, they are weighed down by worry. How will their father ma... MoreWhat Katy Did at School

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Book 22
Book 22

What Katy Did

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, What Katy D... MoreWhat Katy Did

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Book 24
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Book 25
Book 25

Noel Streatfeild's Holiday Stories: By the author of 'Ballet Shoes'

*'Classic Noel Streatfeild at her warm-hearted best. I absolutely loved it' Hilary McKay, author of THE SKYLARKS' WAR*'S... MoreNoel Streatfeild's Holiday Stories: By the author of 'Ballet Shoes'

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Book 28
Book 28

Carrie's War: 50th Anniversary Luxury Edition

WITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY EMMA CARROLL'A touching, utterly convincing book' JACQUELINE WILSON 'What a deep, dark, deceptiv... MoreCarrie's War: 50th Anniversary Luxury Edition

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Book 29
Book 29

The Yearling: The Pulitzer prize-winning, classic coming-of-age novel

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE'A literary masterpiece for all ages . . . a tale of growing up, of love and laughter, of tr... MoreThe Yearling: The Pulitzer prize-winning, classic coming-of-age novel

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Book 30
Book 30

Rainbow Valley

It's been fifteen years since Anne Shirley married Gilbert Blythe, and they are still blissfully happy, delighting in th... MoreRainbow Valley

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Book 149
Book 149

An Episode of Sparrows: A Virago Modern Classic

By the author of Black Narcissus and The River WITH A FOREWORD BY JACQUELINE WILSON'A masterpiece of construction and ut... MoreAn Episode of Sparrows: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 236
Book 236

Listen to the Nightingale: A Virago Modern Classic

By the bestselling author of Black Narcissus and The Battle of the Villa Fiorita'This is an absolutely heart-warming rea... MoreListen to the Nightingale: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 355
Book 355

The Dark Horse: A Virago Modern Classic

By the author of Black Narcissus and The Diddakoi comes the moving tale of Dark Invader, a powerful racehorse. '[Godden'... MoreThe Dark Horse: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 454
Book 454

Thursday's Children: A Virago Modern Classic

Doone Penny is a child with a gift - he was born to dance. But though others recognise his talent, there is little encou... MoreThursday's Children: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 707
Book 707

Jane of Lantern Hill: A Virago Modern Classic

Jane and her mother live in a gloomy old mansion, where their lives are ruled by her ovebearing grandmother. For most of... MoreJane of Lantern Hill: A Virago Modern Classic

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Book 708
Book 708

Rilla of Ingleside

The youngest daughter of Anne and Gilbert meets the trials of World War I with irrepressible spirit in this artfully pac... MoreRilla of Ingleside

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Book 2114
Book 2114

I Go by Sea, I Go by Land

'James and I stayed on at home and everything was quiet and sunny and we got to thinking the war would never come after ... MoreI Go by Sea, I Go by Land

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Book 2130
Book 2130

The Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE'She's one of the most important and interesting children's fiction wri... MoreThe Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories

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Book 2132
Book 2132

The Kingdom and the Cave

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE'She was a literary treasure, and her books will continue to delight fo... MoreThe Kingdom and the Cave

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Book 2133
Book 2133

The Gift Giving: Favourite Stories

'Joan Aiken's invention seemed inexhaustible, her high spirits a blessing, her sheer storytelling zest a phenomenon' PHI... MoreThe Gift Giving: Favourite Stories

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Book 2441

Keeping Henry

BY THE BELOVED AUTHOR OF CARRIE'S WAR AND THE PEPPERMINT PIG'A subtle and many-layered story, one of Nina Bawden's best... MoreKeeping Henry

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Book 2441
Book 2441

Carrie's War

A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. Th... MoreCarrie's War

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Book 2451
Book 2451

The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback is one ... MoreThe Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

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Book 2451
Book 2451

A Little Princess

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Book 2452
Book 2452

Anne's House of Dreams

Anne is marrying Gilbert Blythe! While she's deliriously happy to finally be with her version of Prince Charming, she's ... MoreAnne's House of Dreams

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Book 2452
Book 2452

Anne of Avonlea

Five years after Anne Shirley came to the town of Avonlea, she feels (a little) more grown up, but she's still the same ... MoreAnne of Avonlea

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Book 2452
Book 2452

Anne of Windy Willows

Anne of Windy Willows is the fourth book about the red-haired Anne Shirley from Green Gables.Now a young woman and her r... MoreAnne of Windy Willows

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