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This is the story of Anne, a girl who wins a place in everyone’s heart who will appeal to readers both young and old. A feisty and much-loved heroine. Orphan Anne has always dreamed of being part of a proper family. So when she's chosen to go and live with the Cuthberts, life looks grand. But the Cuthberts wanted a little boy to help them on Green Gables farm, not a girl. They cannot keep her . . .
Anne of Green Gables in a nutshell:
Grumpy couple want boy to help at Green Gables farm. Disaster! Orphanage
sends Anne instead. Gradually her chatter, spirit and humour wear down
farmers, friends and animals. Soon all love Anne. Happiness and harmony
reign for ever more.
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Oxford Children’s Books has produced some absolutely delightful new editions of some enduring and unforgettable classics, including Hound of the Baskervilles, Little Women, The Jungle Book, Anne of Green Gables, Treasure Island and Ballet Shoes. The texts are complete and unabridged and each of them is beautifully designed in a small format hardback edition. They’re books to treasure and return to again and again.
|Publication date:||2nd August 2007|
|Author:||L M Montgomery|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Classic Fiction, Family / Home Stories|
L.M. Montgomery achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. A prolific writer, she published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels. Nineteen of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, even though she lived in Ontario for the last thirty-one years of her life. Today, Montgomery's novels, journals, letters, short stories, and poems are read and studied by general readers and scholars from around the world. Her writing appeals to people who love beauty and to those who struggle against oppression. In the Second World War, Polish ...More About L M Montgomery