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    Book 8
    Book 8

    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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    Book 9
    Book 9

    A Little Princess

    Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in. But when she lea... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz & Glinda of Oz

    In the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz , a huge cyclone transports the orphan Dorothy and her little dog Toto from Kansas ... More

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    Book 11

    The Water -Babies

    'this is all a fairy tale...and, therefore, you are not to believe a word of it, even if it is true' The Water-Babies (... More

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    Book 12

    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 13
    Book 13

    Puck of Pook's Hill

    When Dan and Una stage a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream in a fairy ring, they are astonished by the appe... More

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    Book 17

    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 18

    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 19
    Book 19

    The Coral Island

    The Coral Island - A Tale of the Pacific Ocean - opens with the shipwreck on a Pacific Island of the young friends... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    The Phoenix and the Carpet

    The Phoenix and the Carpet is E. Nesbit's second fantasy novel and is the sequel to Five Children and It. ... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Fables

    Aesop's celebrated collection of fables has always been popular with both adults and children. These simple tales embo... More

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    Book 23

    Complete Nonsense

    The Owl and the Pussy-Cat , Calico Pie and The Pobble Who Has No Toes , together with Edward Lear's crazy li... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Mother Goose

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    Book 25

    Anne of Green Gables & Anne of Avonlea

    When the Cuthberts send to an orphanage for a boy to help them at Green Gables, their farm in Canada, they are astonis... More

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    Book 26

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

    Rebecca Randall is one of seven fatherless children, but is full of fun and strange ideas. She leaves her family at Su... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    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 28
    Book 28

    The Beatrix Potter Collection Volume Two

    All your favourite Beatrix Potter stories in two volumes: The books in Volum... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Irish Fairy Tales

    Illustrated by John D. Batten. Stories selected by Jennifer Chandler, The Folklore Society. The captivating Ir... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Pollyanna & Pollyanna Grows Up

    When Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her sourtempered aunt after her father's death, things seem bad enough, but th... More

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    Book 31

    Tom Brown's Schooldays & Tom Brown at Oxford

    Lively and mischievous, idle and brave, Tom Brown is both the typical boy of his time and the perennial hero celebrate... More

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    Book 32

    What Katy Did at School & What Katy Did Next

    What Katy Did at School and What Katy Did Next continue the story of the high-spirited and rebellious American... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Little Women & Good Wives

    Little Women is one of the best-loved children's stories of all time, based on the author's own youthful experienc... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Happy Prince & Other Stories

    In these delightful tales, Oscar Wilde employs all his grace, artistry and wit. The Happy Prince tells of the stat... More

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    Book 35

    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 36
    Book 36

    Tales from King Arthur

    In this selection of tales by the master folklorist Andrew Lang, the reader is taken into the romantic world of the ga... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    The Adventures of Raggedy Ann and Andy

    `Hello, I'm Raggedy Ann. Welcome to my world. I'm going to tell you about myself and this book. Some grown-ups thi... More

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    Book 38

    The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book introduces Mowgli, the human foundling adopted by a family of wolves. It tells of the enmity betwe... More

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    Book 39

    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 40
    Book 40

    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 41
    Book 41

    The Wind in the Willows

    Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Far from fading with time, Kenneth Grahame's classic tale of fantasy has attracted ... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    Kidnapped & Catriona

    Set in Scotland in 1751, Kidnapped remains one of the most exciting stories ever written. Young David Balfour, orp... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    The Beatrix Potter Collection Volume One

    All your favourite Beatrix Potter stories in two volumes: The books in Volume One: The... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    Tales of Troy and Greece

    Andrew Lang draws on his classical learning to recount the Homeric legend of the wars between the Greeks and the Troja... More

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    Book 46

    Robin Hood

    Robin Hood is the best-loved outlaw of all time. In this edition, Henry Gilbert tells of the adventures of the Mer... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    King Solomon's Mines & Allan Quatermain

    In King Solomon's Mines , Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good persuade Allan Quatermain to help them find Sir Henry's... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    The Children of the New Forest

    Cavalier and Roundhead battle it out in the turbulent setting of the English Civil war and provide the background for th... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Twas The Night Before Christmas and Other Christmas Stories

    Editedby Rosemary Gray Here is a book no Christmas stocking should be without, a book that positively distils ... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    Knock Three Times

    Molly is desperately disappointed when, instead of the longed-for silver bangle, her Aunt Phoebe sends her a small, grey... More

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    Book 52

    Fairy Tales

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    Book 53

    Grimms' Fairy Tales

    From the land of fantastical castles, vast lakes and deep forests, the Brothers Grimm collected a treasury of enchanting... More

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    Book 54

    Pinocchio

    The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you've never seen him before: telling his own story through the master sto... More

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    What Katy Did

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    Tales from Shakespeare

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

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