Wordsworth - Children's

Wordsworth - Children's

Wordsworth - Children's

Wordsworth - Children's

PERRAULT'S FAIRY TALES
TRANLATED BY A. E. JOHNSON    Book Number: 46623
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Eight of the twelve tales in this book are from the master hand of Charles Perrault (1628-1703). It is true to say that as long as there are children to listen spellbound to the adventures of 'Cin...
IRISH FAIRY TALES
JOSEPH JACOBS    Book Number: 36260
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The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic tales such as Paddy O'Kelly and the Weasel, and tales of heroes from ancient literature such as How Cormac Mac Art Wen...
PETER PAN AND PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
J. M. BARRIE    Book Number: 23961
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The magical Peter Pan comes to the night nursery of the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael. He teaches them to fly, then takes them through the sky to Never-Never Land, where they find Red I...
LITTLE PRINCESS
Burnett, Hodgson    Book Number: 20420
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Motherless Sara Crewe was sent home from India to school at Miss Minchin's. Her father was immensely rich and she became "show pupil" - a little princess. Then her father dies and his wealth disapp...
HEIDI

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JOHANNA SPYRI    Book Number: 23991
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Heidi is the heart-warming tale of a small girl's power for good, and it has remained a firm favourite since it was published over 100 years ago. It tells of the orphan Heidi and her idyllic exist...
LITTLE WOMEN & GOOD WIVES
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT    Book Number: 52546
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Describes the family life of the four March sisters living in a small New England community, Meg, the eldest, is pretty and wishes to be a lady; Jo, at 15 is ungainly and unconventional with an amb...
SECRET GARDEN
FRANCES HODGESON BURNETT    Book Number: 23964
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Mary Lennox was horrid. Selfish and spoilt, she was sent to stay with her hunchback uncle in Yorkshire. She hated it. But when she finds the way into a secret garden and begins to tend it, a chang...
WHAT KATY DID
SUSAN COOLIDGE    Book Number: 23966
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Katy Carr is untidy, tall and gangling and lives with her brothers and sisters planning for the day when she will be "beautiful and beloved, and amiable as an angel". An accidental fall from a swi...
TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
LANG    Book Number: 23982
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The beautiful Scheherazade's royal husband threatens to kill her, so each night she diverts him by weaving wonderful tales of fantastic adventure, leaving each story unfinished so that he spares he...
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES & ANNE OF AVONLEA
L. M. MONTGOMERY    Book Number: 23987
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When the Cuthberts send to an orphanage for a boy to help them at Green Gables, their farm in Canada, they are astonished when a talkative little girl steps off the train. Anne, red-headed, pugnac...
LITTLE PRINCE
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY    Book Number: 23990
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The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level it is the story of an airman's discovery in the desert of a small boy from anaother planet - the Little Pri...
WATER BABIES
CHARLES KINGSLEY    Book Number: 10832
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Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney sweep Grimes to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task he loses his way and emerges in the bedro...
GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
J.L.C. AND W. C. GRIMM    Book Number: 23971
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The Brothers Grimm rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark de...
THE ENCHANTED CASTLE
E. NESBIT    Book Number: 23988
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When Jerry, Jimmy and Cathy discover a tunnel that leads to a castle, they pretend that it is enchanted. But when they discover a Sleeping Princess at the centre of a maze, astonishing things begin...
JUST SO STORIES
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 23978
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These witty stories were originally told by Rudyard Kipling to his own children. In them he gives fanciful accounts of how and why things came to be as they are. Generations of children have deligh...
ENGLISH FAIRY TALES
ILLUS. BY ARTHUR RACKHAM    Book Number: 23992
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This book contains over 40 of the best-loved fairy stories, beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Favourites such as Jack the Giant-killer, Jack and the Beanstalk, Dick Whittington, The Three...
COMPLETE NONSENSE
EDWARD LEAR    Book Number: 20320
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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Calico Pie and The Pobble Who Has No Toes, together with Edward Lear's crazy limericks, have entertained adults and children alike for over 100 years. This edition, illus...
MOTHER GOOSE
Rackham, Arthur    Book Number: 10842
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Traditional rhymes and stories have been collected under the wing of Mother Goose for centuries and this collection of favourite nursery rhymes has been put together by the famous illustrator Arthu...
TALES FROM KING ARTHUR
LANG    Book Number: 23981
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In this selection of plays by the master folklorist Andrew Lang, the reader is taken into the romantic world of the gallant Knights of the Round Table and their courageous and chivalrous deeds, fai...
MOONFLEET

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FALKNER    Book Number: 100413
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When 15 year-old orphan John Trenchard is banished by his Aunt Jane, he goes to live at the local inn with the mysterious Elzevir Block, whose son has been killed by Customs Officers. Unofficially ...
KIDNAPPED

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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Book Number: 23995
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Set in Scotland in 1751, Kidnapped remains one of the most exciting adventure stories ever written. It tells of how young David Balfour, orphaned, and betrayed by his uncle Ebenezer who should have...
WHAT KATY DID AT SCHOOL AND  WHAT KATY DID NEXT
SUSAN COOLIDGE    Book Number: 38767
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Continues the story of the high-spirited and rebellious American girl, Katy Carr, and her family, who first appeared in What Katy Did. What Katy Did at School is a compelling tale of the intrigues ...
TREASURE ISLAND
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Book Number: 23997
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'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest, Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!' Treasure Island is a tale of pirates and villains, maps, treasure and shipwreck, and is perhaps the best adventure story ever wr...
FIVE CHILDREN AND IT
E. NESBIT    Book Number: 23989
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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 spider's and covered with thick, soft fur… and it had hands and feet like a monk...
BLACK BEAUTY
ANNA SEWELL    Book Number: 100424
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Black Beauty had a fine, soft black coat, one white foot and a silver star on his forehead. This story of a horse's adventures, disappointments and joys is perhaps the most famous animal story of a...
JUNGLE BOOK & THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK
Kipling, Rudyard    Book Number: 23977
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The Jungle Book introduces Mowgli, the human foundling adopted by a family of wolves. It tells of the enmity between him and the tiger Shere Khan, who killed Mowgli's parents, and of the friendship...
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FOREST
MARRYATT    Book Number: 23985
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Cavalier and Roundhead battle it out in the turbulent setting of the English Civil war and provide the background for this classic tale of four orphans as they face adversity, survival in the fores...
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN    Book Number: 23958
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Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Odense, the son of a shoemaker. His early life was wretched, but he was adopted by a patron and became a short-story writer, novelist and playwright...