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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Anne of the Island

    Anne of the Island is the third heartwarming book about red-haired orphan Anne Shirley. As her childhood friend... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Good Wives

    'Life and love are very precious when both are in full bloom' With four lively, attractive women in one house and a... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Tales of the Greek Heroes

    The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labo... More

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    Book 4
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    Book 6
    Book 6

    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 7
    Book 7

    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 7
    Book 7

    Anne of Ingleside

    The sixth book in the Anne Shirley series. 'It's been lovely to be Anne of Green Gables again for a week, but it's ... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Anne of Windy Willows

    The fourth book about the red-haired Anne Shirley from Green Gables. Now a young woman and her romance with Gilbert... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Anne's House of Dreams

    Anne's House of Dreams is the fifth novel about Anne Shirley, the red-haired girl from Green Gables. Life seems perfect... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Tales from Shakespeare

    With an introduction by Dame Judi Dench. TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE is a perfect introduction to Shakespeare's greatest play... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    White Fang

    "Part wolf, part dog, White Fang learns to survive in the freezing wilderness. As well as being forced to confront the h... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Written by Charles Dickens for serial publication in 1859, ""A Tale of Two Cities"" is a historical novel that takes pla... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    The Extraordinary Cases of Sherlock Holmes

    Through the foggy streets of Victorian London to the deepest countryside, Sherlock Holmes uses his unique powers of de... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Robin Hood steals from the rich to give to the poor, cleverly evading the Sheriff of Nottingham with the help of his fri... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Swiss Family Robinson

    Following a wild and raging storm, the Swiss family Robinson are stranded at sea. But the thundering waves have swept ... More

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    Book 15
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    Book 16
    Book 16

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    When Sir Charles Baskerville is found mysteriously dead in the grounds of Baskerville Hall, everyone remembers the legen... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    The Princess and the Goblin

    Princess Irene lives in a castle in a wild and lonely mountainous region. One day she discovers a steep and winding stai... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    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 19
    Book 19

    Around the World in Eighty Days

    In Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the world ... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Gulliver's Travels

    In the strange countries of Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa and the land of the Houyhnhnms, Gulliver meets some extraordin... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Tarka the Otter

    In the wild there is no safety. The otter cub Tarka grows up with his mother and sisters, learning to swim, catch fish -... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'We said there warn't no home like a ... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    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 26
    Book 26

    Oliver Twist

    In the dark, dangerous streets of Victorian London Oliver enters the world of people so poor and desperate that they wil... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Puffin Pixels is a new collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit cover artwork. For older readers nostalgic for ... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

    Puffin Pixels is a new collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit cover artwork. For older readers nostalgic for ... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Little Men

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    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 37
    Book 37

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Open the cover and step into Wonderland as you've never seen it before! This retelling of Lewis Carroll's classic tale h... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    The jungle book

    Rudyard Kipling's beloved adventure stories, set in the Indian jungle, have captivated children for over a century. With... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    The adventures of Tom Sawyer

    Mark Twain's beloved classic gets a charming easy-to-read version.Simply told and beautifully illustrated, it transports... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Wuthering Heights

    Rollercoasters are popular with boys, girls and mixed-ability classes. Valued for their durable and accessible format, t... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    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 43
    Book 43

    Pollyanna

    As soon as Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she begins to brighten up... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    Kidnapped

    Puffin Classics bring the very best children's classics to a new generation. When young David Balfour's father dies... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    Str;Lorna Doone

    The tale of the beautiful Lorna, who was kidnapped by the Doones, a band of outlaws who terrorise Exmoor. Lorna yearns t... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    The Tale of Troy

    There was once a time, when the tall towers of Troy reached gleaming into the sky, and its proud king fought against an ... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    Tales of the Greek Heroes

    Puffin Pixels is a new collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit cover artwork. For older readers nostalgic for ... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic! Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    From the strange case of 'The Red-Headed League' to the extraordinary tale of 'The Engineer's Thumb', Sherlock Holmes ... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    The Phoenix and the Carpet

    It's startling enough to have a phoenix hatch in your house, but even more startling when it talks and reveals that yo... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    Little Lord Fauntleroy

    The story of a small, angelic boy from New York who is told he is the heir to an English earldom and is whisked away to ... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    Myths of the Norsemen

    The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the v... More

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    Book 55
    Book 55

    Little Women

    Louisa May-Alcott's classic novel, complete and unabridged. This inspirational story follows the fortunes of the March s... More

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    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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    Book 58
    Book 58

    The Happy Prince and Other Stories

    A haunting, magical fairy-tale collection, in which Oscar Wilde beautifully evokes (among others) The Happy Prince who... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    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 66
    Book 66

    The Wind in the Willows: V&A Collector's Edition

    This new hardback edition of The Wind in the Willows, the classic story loved by children and adults alike, has be... More

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    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 70
    Book 70

    The Coral Island

    When three boys find themselves shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, they must learn to survive in a sometimes beautif... More

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    Book 71
    Book 71

    The Children of the New Forest

    This story is of life in the New Forest, where four children live in hiding, disguised as a forester's grandchildren, af... More

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    Book 72
    Book 72

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

    The idea for Tom Brown's Schooldays came one day when Thomas Hughes was wondering what to say to his son, aged 8, before... More

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    Book 74
    Book 74

    Rip Van Winkle

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    Book 75
    Book 75

    Five Children and it

    This title is an entrancing combination of magic with the everyday trials of childhood. 'It' is a Psammead, an ancient, ... More

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    Book 76
    Book 76

    The Lost Prince

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    Book 77
    Book 77

    Rose in Bloom

    Six years before she wrote Little Women, and in financial straits, Louisa May Alcott entered "Pauline's Passion and Puni... More

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    Book 78
    Book 78

    Myths of the Norsemen

    Retells the surviving myths of the Norsemen in one continuous narrative. The great stories of the yawning void, Ymir, fa... More

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    Book 79
    Book 79

    Pollyanna

    As soon as Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she begins to brighten up... More

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    Book 84
    Book 84

    The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    Mysterious, mythic, fabulous -- this diverse collection of fifteen poems is a wonderful introduction to the world of nar... More

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    Book 85
    Book 85

    Complete Fairy Tales

    From "Cinderella" to "Sleeping Beauty, " "Little Red Riding Hood, " "Puss in Boots" and more, the fairy tales of Charles... More

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    Book 86
    Book 86

    A Girl of the Limberlost

    Elnora is determined to go to high school, but her first day there is a disaster. For solace, Elnora goes to the Limberl... More

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    Book 87
    Book 87

    The Odyssey

    The epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece... After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy... More

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    Book 88
    Book 88

    What Katy Did

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    Book 91
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    The Lost World

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    Book 92
    Book 92

    Great Expectations

    One of the world's greatest writers is introduced to a new audience through this accessible retelling with lively illust... More

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    Book 96
    Book 96

    Robinson Crusoe

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