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Alma Junior Classics

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    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... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Kidnapped

    After the death of his father, the seventeen-year-old orphan David Balfour discovers the existence of an uncle, and sets... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Illustrated Hodgson Burnett Classics

    The Secret Garden After her parents die of cholera in India, Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle in his gloomy ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Little Prince

    Few books have been as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. A beautiful gift editi... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    The Wind in the Willows

    A beautiful cloth-bound, illustrated edition of the riverside adventures of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Mr. Toad. In this be... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Tales from Shakespeare

    Marcia Williams retells fourteen of Shakespeare's best-loved plays in her trademark witty, accessible style. Mu... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Lassie Come-Home

    Lassie is Joe's prize collie and constant companion. But when Joe's father loses his job, Lassie must be sold. Three tim... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Jungle Books

    The story of the man-cub Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle, guided by his mentors Baloo the bear, Ba... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    The Silver Skates

    As their father is sick, Hans Brinker and his younger sister Gretel must work to support their family. Despite this life... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Five Children and It

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

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Story of the Amulet

    THE THIRD BOOK IN THE PSAMMEAD TRILOGY, FOLLOWING FIVE CHILDREN AND IT AND THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET 'I ... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Pollyanna

    THE COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED TEXT 'Most generally there is something about everything that you can be glad about, if you... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Heidi: Her Early Lessons and Travels

    Orphaned at an early age, Heidi has been brought up by her mother's sister Dete in Switzerland. Having been offered a jo... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Black Beauty

    "Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it." Tran... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Just So Stories

    This popular series of readers has now been completely revised and updated, using a new syllabus and new word structure ... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    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 i... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Belle and Sebastien

    The son of a gypsy woman, Sebastien is found as a newborn baby in the Alps and brought up by Cesar and his grandchildren... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe, published in 1719, is considered by many to be the first novel in English, and its success was so enorm... More

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    Book 24
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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Kim

    Kimball O'Hara, the orphaned son of an Irish soldier, spends his childhood on the bustling streets of Lahore, begging an... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Dracula

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Daddy Long Legs

    Children's Book of the Week in The Sunday Times , The Times and The Observer . Meet a determined da... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Treasure Island

    Among the host of dastardly characters meet Long John Silver, ship's cook and charming villain - is he young Jim's best ... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    The Selfish Giant and Other Stories

    When the Selfish Giant decides to build a wall around his garden to prevent the children from playing in it, it becomes ... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Peter Pan in Scarlet

    Neverland is calling again...Something is wrong in Neverland. Dreams are leaking out-strangely real dreams, of pirates a... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Little Women

    The four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy - live in financial hardship in New England with their mother, while thei... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Adventures of Pipi the Pink Monkey

    Pipi isn't like his four brothers or the other young monkeys living in the forest of Hullabaloo: he has bright-pink fur,... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Anne of Green Gables

    'Oh, it seems so wonderful that I'm going to live with you and belong to you. I've never belonged to anybody' When ... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    Best Loved Children's Classics - Box Set

    A beautifully produced box set containing five of the greatest stories ever told, all illustrated by well-known illustra... More

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