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The Neverending Story

The Neverending Story

Michael Ende

Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Through the pages of an old book he discovers a mysterious world of enchantment - but a world that is falling into decay. The great...

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The Owl Service

The Owl Service

Alan Garner

This is a combination of mystery, adventure, history and a complex set of human relationships.

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The Poky Little Puppy (Little Golden Book)

The Poky Little Puppy (Little Golden Book)

Janette Sebring Lowrey, Gustaf Tenggren

One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy has sold nearly 15 million copies since 1942, making it one of the most popular children?s books of all time. Now this curious little puppy is ready to win the...

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The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia

C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes

The Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted millions of readers over the last fifty years and the magical events described in C.S. Lewis's immortal prose have left many a lasting memory for adults and children alike.

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The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

Alan Garner

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen is one of the greatest fantasy novels of all time.

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A Finder's Magic

A Finder’s Magic

Philippa Pearce, Helen Craig

A beautifully crafted fantastical mystery from Philippa Pearce, one of the twentieth century's greatest children's novelists, with beautiful illustrations by Helen Craig.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes

A full-colour paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with full-colour cover and interior art by the original...

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The Magic Faraway Tree Collection

The Magic Faraway Tree Collection

Enid Blyton

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Black Beauty: Faber Children's Classics

Black Beauty: Faber Children’s Classics

Anna Sewell

What more could I want? Why, liberty! Black Beauty is born in a beautiful meadow and cared for by gentle humans. But life takes him far from home, from the stable of a gentleman, to gruelling work as a cab horse in the city....

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Pollyanna

Pollyanna

Eleanor H. Porter

THE COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED TEXT'Most generally there is something about everything that you can be glad about, if you keep hunting long enough to find it'When her father dies, Pollyanna is sent to live with her stern Aunt Polly.

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Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes

Noel Streatfeild

Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are sisters - with a difference. All three were adopted as babies by Great Uncle Matthew, an eccentric and rich explorer who then disappeared, leaving them in the care of his niece Sylvia. The...

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From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E.L. Konigsburg, Nathan Burton

The million-selling, award-winning classic novel - finally available again in the UK!

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The It Doesn't Matter Suit and Other Stories

The It Doesn’t Matter Suit and Other Stories

Sylvia Plath

A timeless collection of stories for younger children.In the eponymous The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit, little Max Nix is on a quest to find the perfect suit he can go ice-fishing, cow-milking and town-walking in.

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Annie

Annie

Thomas Meehan

It's 1933 and for as long as she can remember, 11 year old Annie has believed that her mother and father would come back to her New York City orphanage to get her. But mean Miss Hannigan the headmistress is making Annie's life a...

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Charlotte's Web

Charlotte’s Web

E. B. White, Garth Williams

Tells the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur and of Wilbur's dear friend, Charlotte A Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

Narrated by Huckleberry Finn himself, this exciting and action-packed adventure is the latest welcome addition to the Oxford Children's Classics series.

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Magic Faraway Tree Collection: 3 Books in 1

Magic Faraway Tree Collection: 3 Books in 1

Enid Blyton

Come on an amazing adventure to the Enchanted Wood where you can climb the Faraway Tree and meet Moon-Face, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy. There's always a new land at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells,...

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Jules Verne

An ancient book is opened by the eccentric Professor Lidenbrock and his life - and the life of his nephew Axel - is changed for ever. An old piece of paper has tumbled from the book, a priceless parchment that will lead them on a...

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The Call of the Wild and White Fang

The Call of the Wild and White Fang

Jack London

Man has found gold and because of that Buck is kidnapped and dragged away from his sunny home to become a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing North. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in...

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The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

Lauren Child, Polly Borland

Explores the tale of the down-to-earth princess through a mix of artwork and photography to create a fairy tale to be treasured.

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Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff

Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell...

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The Lion and the Mouse

The Lion and the Mouse

Jerry Pinkney

A stunning, wordless version of one of Aesop's best-loved fables, from one of America's most acclaimed artists.

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum, Cornelia Funke

Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and...

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Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren, Lauren Child

Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children all over the world. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child,...

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I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

Cassandra's father was once a famous writer, but now he mainly reads detective novels while his family slide into genteel poverty. Her sister Rose is bored and beautiful, and desperate to marry riches. Their step-mother Topaz has...

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery

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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Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery

'It's a million times nicer to be Anne of Green Gables than Anne of nowhere in particular, isn't it?' My dislikes: Being an orphan, having red hair, being called 'carrots' by Gilbert Blythe. My likes: Living at the Green Gables...

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The Phantom Tollbooth

Norton Juster

When Milo finds an enormous package in his bedroom, he's delighted to have something to relieve his boredom with school. And when he opens it to find - as the label states - One Genuine Turnpike Tollbooth, he gets right into his...

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

L. Montgomery, Lauren Child

The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection...

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Velveteen Rabbit

Velveteen Rabbit

Margery Williams

'Real isn't how you are made. It happens to you when a child loves you for a long time, not just to play with, but really loves you. Then you become Real.' Margery Williams' tale is a timeless classic, as dearly beloved as the...

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The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Kenneth Grahame, Gregory Maguire, MS Gillian Avery

A story of animal cunning and human camaraderie. It features cover art by painter and illustrator Rachell Sumpter, who brings a whimsical sensibility to the Threads.

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne

For a bet Phileas Fogg sets out with his servant Passeportout to achieve an incredible journey - from London to Paris, Brindisi, Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and back to London again, all...

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The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

The Elephant’s Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

Marcia Williams

A treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again.

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Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Alan Parker

Read the story behind the beloved film - now available in Essential Modern Classics.

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Ramayana

Ramayana

Sanjay Patel

Presents the story of Rama, the blue prince, who is an avatar of the god Vishnu, sent to earth to battle a terrible demon, Ravana.

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The Iron Man

The Iron Man

Ted Hughes, Laura Carlin

A stunning new version of a much-loved children's classic.

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The Bloomsbury Nursery Treasury

The Bloomsbury Nursery Treasury

Patricia Borlenghi, Eleanor Taylor

Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Three Little Pigs are just a few of the wonderful retellings that populate this joyous collection of stories. Perfect for bedtime, teatime or just about any family time

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Snow White

Snow White

Jane Ray

The story of Snow White told through six beautifully illustrated 3D peep-through tableaux.

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The Secret Garden (centenary ed)

The Secret Garden (centenary ed)

Frances Hodgson Burnett, Lauren Child

After the death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent back from India to live in her uncle's huge, gloomy house on the English moors. Mary is lonely and miserable until she stumbles upon her disabled cousin Colin, hidden away from...

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