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Everyman's library children's classics

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    Sherlock Homes

    `Am dining at Goldini's Restaurant, Gloucester Road, Kensington. Please come at once and join me there. Bring with you a... More

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    Book 2

    The Three Musketeers

    Dumas' most popular novel, The Three Musketeers, has long been a favourite with children, and its heroes are well-known ... More

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    Book 3

    An Apple Alphabet And Traditional Nursery Rhymes

    This charming volume brings back into print some of the finest illustrated children's books from the Arts and Crafts Mov... More

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    Book 4

    Everyman Book Of Nonsense Verse

    Wonderful collection of nonsense verse, from Chesterton to Dahl, Lear to Carroll. With beautitul, original illustrations... More

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    The Light In The Forest

    A beautifully illustrated edition of a novel that has enthralled young American readers for generations. It is the story... More

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    Book 6

    Grimms' Fairy Tales

    First published in Germany in 1812, these tales were collected by the two brothers Grimm from neighbouring villages and ... More

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    Book 7

    Just So Stories

    Kipling began these stories in Vermont, to amuse his daughter when they were living in his wife's home town. The comic e... More

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    Book 8

    Fables

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    A Book Of Nonsense

    Edward Lear, the 20th child of a London stockbroker, entered the household of Lord Stanley as little more than a servant... More

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    Book 10

    King Arthur And His Knights Of The Round Table

    The legends of King Arthur - the most revered hero of British Mythology - have been retold many times, but Roger Lancely... More

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    Book 11

    Black Beauty

    Described on the title-page of the first edition as 'the autobiography of her horse, translated from the original equine... More

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    Book 12

    Robinson Crusoe: His Life and Strange Surprising Adventures

    Defoe's most celebrated story of Crusoe's shipwreck, his resourcefulness and ingenuity in his soliatry life on a desert ... More

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    Little Women And Good Wives

    Written in six weeks, and at first thought by its editor to be 'dull', this story of an American family - four sisters a... More

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    The Adventures Of Robin Hood

    The story of Robin Hood, said Roger Lancelyn Green can never die, nor cease to fire the imagination. Like the old fairy ... More

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    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On Ch... More

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    A Wonder-Book For Boys And Girls

    The first major retelling of the Greek myths and legends, A WONDER-BOOK was published in 1852. The American novelist Nat... More

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    The Everyman Anthology Of Poetry For Children

    Gillian Avery, historian of children's books and novelist whose first book THE WARDEN'S NEICE has become a modern classi... More

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    The Jungle Book

    Among the best loved of all classics for children are the tales of Mowgli, the boy who learned the law of the jungle as ... More

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    Book 19

    Ride A Cock Horse And Other Rhymes And Stories

    'The very essence of all illustration for children's books' said The Times on Christmas Eve, 1878, shortly after the pub... More

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    Cautionary Tales

    These classic tales of Awful Warnings about the consequences of Bad Behaviour are among the best of comic verse ever wri... More

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    Book 21

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

    Just two years after the extraordinarily successful publication of LITTLE WOMEN and GOOD WIVES, Louisa Alcott's brother-... More

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    Book 22

    Pinocchio

    Everyone knows Pinocchio, the walking, talking wooden puppet carved from a table leg. Pinocchio, an endearing scamp, is ... More

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    Book 23

    The Poppy Seed Cakes

    Auntie Katusha has just come from the Old Country, bringing poppy seeds to make cakes for a mischievous four-year-old bo... More

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    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 27

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... More

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    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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    The Scarlet Pimpernel

    The exotically named Baroness Orczy was the daughter of a Hungarian aristocrat who came to London at the age of fifteen.... More

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    Jack & the Giant Killer

    These stories are fiendishly frightening to thrill, chill and thoroughly entertain young readers.... More

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    Book 40

    Tales of Mystery and Imagination

    These simplified and shortened retellings make great literary classics accessible. Each remains faithful to the original... More

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    Book 41

    Cinderella

    The classic fairy tale, specially retold for young children and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures. Poor Cinderella... More

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    Kidnapped

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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

    Collecting Alice's complete adventures, a source of delight to children and adults alike for generations, the Penguin ... More

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    Book 43

    The BFG

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! On a dark, silvery moonlit night,... More

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    Book 44

    Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

    Every child's bookshelf should start with a collection of nursery rhymes so that these fantastic and nonsensical verses ... More

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    Book 45

    Don Quixote Of The Mancha

    The story of the Spanish knight Don Quizote whose devotion to the tales of chivalry leads him into a series of bizarre a... More

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    Book 47

    The Snow Queen

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    Aladdin

    From the Eastern folk tales that make up the vast collection known as THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS certain stories - of A... More

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    Heidi

    Heidi is a girl who has been raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents. Ho... More

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    Book 52

    The Eagle of the Ninth

    This is a story set in Roman Britain. Marcus Flavius Aquila, a young centurion is forced into retirement after a wound i... More

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    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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    The Wind in the Willows

    Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and, of course, Toad of Toad Hall: these characters have captivated children for over a century... More

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