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Books in the series: Knickerbocker Children's Classics

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Author: L. Frank Baum Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Originally published in 1900, this is the book that inspired both the successful 1902 Broadway play and the 1939 film, which is one of the most beloved movies of all time. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is the American classic that follows Dorothy Gale through the Land of Oz to the Emerald City to find her way back home to Kansas. As she journeys along the yellow brick road, she befriends the scarecrow, the tin man, and the cowardly lion and has many adventures. With twenty-four full-color illustrations included, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every children's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson, N. C. Wyeth Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Originally published as a book in 1883, this thrilling pirate adventure has had readers on the edges of their seats ever since. Follow young Jim Hawkins as he sails on the Hispaniola with the distrustful Long John Silver to a deserted island in search of buried treasure. Treasure Island, with nine full-color illustrations included, a beautiful, vibrant, cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every children's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Author: Francis Hodgson Burnett Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

When Mary Lennox is sent from India to the moors of England to live with her uncle after losing her parents, not only does she discover a secret garden, but she also discovers the true meaning of family, friendship, and perseverence. This magical, timeless classic, originally published in 1911, is by the author of A Little Princess and Little Lord Faunteleroy. Including 8 color illustrations, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every children's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Author: Grimm Brothers Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm collects fifty-nine of the essential bedtime stories for children worldwide for the better part of two centuries, and features all of your favorite classics, including Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, The Frog Prince, Rapunzel, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, and dozens more. With 101 full-color and black-and white illustrations by the award-winning Arthur Rackham throughout, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Author: Sir J. M. Barrie, F. D. Bedford Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/04/2015

Originally told as a tale by J.M. Barrie to five brothers and first produced as a play in 1904, Peter Pan is the beloved and classic story about the boy who never grows up. Follow the Darling children- Wendy, John, and Michael- as they fly over the rooftops of London to Neverland and have adventures with the Lost Boys, Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily, mermaids, and the dreadful Captain Hook and his band of pirates. Including 12 gorgeous illustrations, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

Author: Aesop Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Written down two thousand years ago in ancient Latin and Greek, the fables and morals of Aesop have been passed down through generations and were first published in English in 1484. This edition collects 284 fables, including such classics as The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Tortoise and the Hare, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, and many more enjoyable, yet teachable tales. With 80 illustrations throughout, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2016

Follow the adventures of spirited readhead Anne Shirley as she settles into her new home, makes friends, and stirs up trouble. Farm-owning siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert want to adopt a boy to help them around the farm. In a mix-up, the orphanage sends them the active and imaginative Anne Shirley instead. They make the most of the mistake as Anne becomes the beloved heart of the family and community, as well as of generations of readers. With illustrations by M.A. and W.J.A. Claus, this beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every home library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Heidi

Heidi

Author: Johanna Spyri Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2016

Be transported to the Swiss Alps with this classic story of a young girl who has the ability to soften the hardest of hearts. Originally published in 1881, Heidi tells the story of a five-year old orphaned girl whose aunt brings her to live with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. The residents of the nearby town fear Heidi's grandfather because he lives in seclusion, but she gradually opens his heart with her youth and energy. When she turns eight, her aunt returns to take her away. Heidi makes the most of her situation, teaching timeless lessons to her grandfather and her friends, as well as to generations of readers. With illustrations by Jessie Wilcox Smith, this beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

A Little Princess

A Little Princess

Author: Francis Hodgson Burnett Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2016

Rediscover this classic tale about the power of imagination. First published as a book in 1905, A Little Princess chronicles the journey of young and wealthy, Sara Crewe, who is nicknamed a princess by her boarding school friends. When she is suddenly orphaned and impoverished, she is forced to become a maid to those who used to serve her. Never losing sight of what is important and relying on her friends and her wild imagination to get through the dark times, she learns that it is more important to be a princess inside rather than out. With illustrations by Ethel Franklin Betts, this beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every home library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2016

Experience the lifetime of a horse in late 19th century England with this beloved, classic tale. Originally published in 1877, Black Beauty is the autobiography of a horse, chronicling a his life experience at the hands of his owners. Some are cruel, with no empathy, while others are kind and gentle. Each experience in Black Beauty's life teaches the reader a lesson aout kindness, compassion, and respect. With illustrations by Cecil Aldin, this beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

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