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Essential Modern Classics

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Charmed Life

    Glorious new rejacket of a Diana Wynne Jones classic award-winning favourite, featuring Chrestomanci - now a book with... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Feather Boy

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    Book 4
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    The Silver Brumby

    "The Silver Brumby took me cantering into the world's wilder places." - Geraldine McCaughrean A silver b... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Elidor

    Part folklore, part adventure and part fantasy, Alan Garner's "Elidor" is a modern children's classic. When Roland opens... More

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    Book 6
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    Number the Stars

    In Nazi-occupied Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is called upon for a selfless act of bravery to help save he... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    White Boots

    The author of children's classic `Ballet Shoes' delights with a best-loved story of ice skating rivalry... "If... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    The Phantom Tollbooth

    Essential Modern Classics are relaunched in gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation. ... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Bugsy Malone

    Read the story behind the beloved film - now available in Essential Modern Classics. In Prohibition-era ... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Spellhorn

    A blind girl and a unicorn in a world where magic and reality merge together. Can Laura save the Wild Ones and take th... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    When Marnie Was There

    A major motion picture adaptation by Studio Ghibli, creators of SPIRITED AWAY and ARRIETTY. Anna hasn't ... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    This semi-autobiographical and unforgettable story, of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany before the start of the Se... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Essential Modern Classics Fantasy Collection: The Phantom Tollbooth / Elidor / the Sword in the Stone

    Three best-loved contemporary classics for boys: `Elidor', `The Sword in the Stone' and `The Phantom Tollbooth' in a g... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    The Giver

    In a perfect world, Jonas begins to see the flaws... THE GIVER is the classic award-winning novel that i... More

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    Book 16
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    Essential Modern Classics

    In a perfect world, Jonas begins to see the flaws...THE GIVER is the classic award-winning novel that inspired the dysto... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    When Marnie Was There

    Anna hasn't a friend in the world - until she meets Marnie among the sand dunes. But Marnie isn't all she seems...An atm... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Phantom Tollbooth

    When Milo finds an enormous package in his bedroom, he's delighted to have something to relieve his boredom with school.... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Feather Boy

    Robert Nobel, the school pariah, triumphs over his own fears and the school bully, in this extraordinary tale of self-em... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    The Silver Brumby

    The silver stallion is the most special of all! A silver brumby is special, but he will be hunted by man and horse alik... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Elidor

    On a gloomy day in Manchester, Roland, Helen, Nicholas and David are lured into a ruined church, where the fabric of tim... More

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