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Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Published December 1909

Children

Now even young readers can enjoy Shakespeare's stories in a bold new retelling that captures the drama and adventure of the original plays.


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This charming volume brings back into print some of the finest illustrated children's books from the Arts and Crafts Movement: Kate Greenaway's much-loved alphabet book, A Apple Pie, along with a selection of her illustrated nursery rhymes.Greenaway's drawings conjure up a never-never land of rural simplicity and innocence–an escape from the squalor of Victorian cities–that is as delightful now as it was when these gems of children's literature first appeared in the 1880s.


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Heidi (Heidi, #1) by Johanna Spyri

Published 1 January 1900

Children

Orphaned Heidi lives with her gruff but caring grandfather on the side of Swiss mountain, where she befriends young Peter the goat-herd. She leads an idyllic life, until she is forced to leave the mountain she has always known to go and live with a sickly girl in the city. Will Heidi ever see her grandfather again? A classic tale of a young girl's coming-of-age, of friendship, and familial love, Heidi has inspired countless dramatic versions, both on TV and in film, including Shirley Temple's fa...


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Meet Mole, Rat Known as "Ratty" to his friends, Mr. Toad, Mr. Badger, Otter,portly, the Weasels, Pan, The Wayfarer and squirrels and rabbits. Journey with them on their amazing light-hearted adventures of folly, mysticism, friendship, forgiveness, and morality. The Wind in the Willows by author Kenneth Grahame is a heartwarming children's story. It follows the lives of Mole, Water Rat, Otter, Badger, and Toad. The Wind in the Willows is full of fun and adventure. It is a timeless story of frien...




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Don Quixote, Part 1 by Miguel de Cervantes

Published 26 April 2011

Adult


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A peasant changes places with a prince and both youths learn something about "pleasures and palaces."


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Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.



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Reissued now in hardcover with a new introduction by the author, Cormier's chilling look at the insidious world of gang intimidation and the abuse of power in a boys' boarding school is no less relevant today than it was in 1974.


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Wuthering Heights. by Emily Bronte

Published 1 January 1847

Adult

Wuthering Heights is the only published novel by Emily Bronte, written between October 1845 and June 1846[1] and published in July of the following year. It was not printed until December 1847, after the success of her sister Charlotte Bronte's novel Jane Eyre, under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. A posthumous second edition was edited by Charlotte. The title of the novel comes from the Yorkshire manor on the moors of the story. The narrative centres on the all-encompassing, passionate, but ultimatel...






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The Golden by Kenneth Grahame

Published 26 June 2015

Young Adult


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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Published 1 January 1838

Adult

This fiercely comic tale stands in marked  contrast to its genial predecessor, The Pickwick  Papers. Set against London's seedy back  street slums, Oliver Twist is  the saga of a workhouse orphan captured and thrust  into a thieves' den, where some of Dickens's most  depraved villains preside: the incorrigible  Artful Dodger, the murderous bully Sikes, and the  terrible Fagin, that treacherous ringleader whose  grinning knavery threatens to send them all to the  "ghostly gallows." Yet at the hea...


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April Morning by Howard Fast

Published 1 October 1983

Adult

“Invites comparison with Crane’s Red Badge of Courage . . . Ithink this is an even better book.”—The New York Times When you read this novel about April 19, 1775, you will see the British redcoats marching in a solid column through your town. Your hands will be sweating and you will shake a little as you grip your musket because never have you shot with the aim of killing a man. But you will shoot, and shoot again and again while your shoulder aches from your musket’s kick and the ti...


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Three Men in a Boat

Published 18 December 2003

Children

A handsome collection of favourite children's classics, beautifully illustrated by today's top artists. New beautifully illustrated colour editions of timeless classics. Illustrators include Quentin Blake, Michael Foreman and other artistsComplete and unabridged textA complete library of children's classics - brilliant gift purchases.