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Scott McKowen

  • 5 stars across 35 books
    Washington Irving was born in 1783 in New York City. In addition to writing fiction, Irving studied law, worked for his family's business in England and wrote essays for periodicals. Some of his most famous tales, including Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, were first published under the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon.
    1st March 2016

    Treasure Island

    (38 reviews)
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    1st October 2019

    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

    (19 reviews)
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    4th December 2014

    Little Women

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

    (16 reviews)
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    2nd March 2017

    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

    (14 reviews)
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    3rd April 2017

    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

    (13 reviews)
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    15th August 2018

    A Little Princess

    (7 reviews)
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    5th October 2017

    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

    (3 reviews)
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    4th June 2015

    Pollyanna

    THE COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED TEXT 'Most generally there is something about everything that you can be glad about, ... More

    (1 review)
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    6th November 2014

    Great Expectations

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

    (1 review)
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