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Collins Modern Classics

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Indian in the Cupboard

    The Indian in the Cupboard is the first of five gripping books about Omri and his plastic North American Indian - Litt... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    A beautiful paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chr... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    A Bear Called Paddington

    To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 this hilarious classic novel from master storyteller Michael Bond... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Black Harvest

    The rugged west coast of Ireland seems like the perfect place for a holiday. Then everything starts to go wrong. Colin... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Mary Poppins

    Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures! The o... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    The Rescuers

    Bianca and Bernard, agents for The Prisoners' Aid Society of Mice, rescue prisoners and outwit villains in this enchan... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    A Stitch in Time

    Maria is always getting lost in the secret world of her imagination... A ghostly mystery and winner of t... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    The Changeover

    Carnegie medal-winning supernatural romance from Margaret Mahy. The face in the mirror. From the moment she saw it, Lau... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Journey to Jo'Burg

    This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of S... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Manxmouse

    The brave little Manxmouse is on a special journey. But can he survive fearsome foxes, terrified elephants and cats bi... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Homecoming

    Dicey began to panic. The four of them had been waiting in the car for hours now. Why wasn't their mother back? Why ha... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Tiger, Tiger

    Two tigers. One city. Two very different lives. A compelling ... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Harriet the Spy

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    A Small Pinch of Weather

    Anything is magically possible in these twelve short stories by gifted storyteller, Joan Aiken. Imagine ... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Ballet Shoes for Anna

    Having lost their parents in an earthquake, Anna and her siblings live with their prim uncle and feeble aunt. Anna liv... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Harriet the Spy

    First published by HarperCollinsUS in 1964, this classic children's novel has sold over 4 million copies and was award... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    The Kingdom by the Sea

    The Guardian award-winning novel about courage, friendship and war. Reissued into the Collins Modern Classic list. ... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Thomasina

    Collins Modern Classics are re-launched in gorgeous new covers bringing these familiar stories to a new generation. Fr... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Witch of Blackbird Pond

    Witch trials in seventeeth-century Connecticut - a Newbery-Medal winning classic. Kit Tyler is marked by... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Street Child

    The unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found h... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    The Tree that Sat Down

    Collins Modern Classics are relaunched with gorgeous new covers, bringing these timeless story to a new generation. ... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    The Bagthorpe Saga: Ordinary Jack

    First in the super-funny classic series starring the TOTALLY unforgettable Bagthorpe family - from best-loved author H... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    The Bagthorpe Saga: Absolute Zero

    The second book in the super-funny classic series The Bagthorpe Saga, starring the TOTALLY unforgettable Bagthorpe fam... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    The Girls in the Velvet Frame

    Five sisters in Jerusalem, 1913, try to find their lost brother in New York with the help of a photograph. ... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    A Stitch in Time

    Maria is always getting lost in the secret world of her imagination...A ghostly mystery and winner of the Whitbread Awar... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    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 28
    Book 28

    Number the Stars

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

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    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 30
    Book 30

    Bugsy Malone

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

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Feather Boy

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

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    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 33
    Book 33

    Hopscotch: Adventures: The Sword In The Stone

    When young Arthur accompanies his uncle to a tournament to find the new king of Britain, he's in for a surprise...The Ho... More

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