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Wordsworth Children's Classics Series

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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 ... More

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    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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    The Water Babies

    Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the so... More

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    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 appearance... More

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    ALICE IN WONDERLAND

    Step into the magical world of Wonderland in this gloriously illustrated picture book retelling of Lewis Carroll's end... 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 Coral Island

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

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    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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    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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    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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    Mother Goose

    Traditional rhymes and stories have been collected under the wing of Mother Goose for centuries and this collection of... More

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    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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    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 Sunn... More

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    The Little Prince

    Translated by Irene Testot-Ferry. The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adul... More

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    The Beatrix Potter Collection Volume Two

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

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    Irish Fairy Tales

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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Five Children and It

    Its eyes were on long horns like a snail's eyes... it had ears like a bat's ears, and its tubby body was shaped like a... More

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    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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    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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    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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    Treasure Island

    One of the best-loved adventure stories ever written, Treas ure Island's timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps, m... More

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    Peter Pan & Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

    The magical Peter Pan comes to the night nursery of the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael. He teaches them to ... More

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    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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    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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    The Railway Children

    When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and ... More

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Grimm's Fairy Tales

    The Brothers Grimm rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in ... More

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    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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    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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    The Wind in the Willows

    'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by t... More

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    Little Women

    Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with ... More

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    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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    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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    Fairy Tales

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