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Books in the series: Scholastic Classics

African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends

African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends

Author: Wendy Shearer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2021

Enjoy a rich collection of folktales, myths and legends from all over Africa and the Caribbean, re-told for young readers. From the trickster tales of Anansi the spider, to the story of how the leopard got his spots; from the tale of the king who wanted to touch the moon, to Aunt Misery's magical starfruit tree. This book includes traditional favourites and classic folktales and mythology.

Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Author: Claire Fayers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Enjoy Wales's rich heritage of myth and fairy tales, re-told for young readers. From magical Welsh dragons that destroy a castle night after night, to a princess made out of flowers and a fairy changeling bother; from loyal hunting hound Gelert, to a boy who asks questions and goes on to become the greatest Welsh bard ever known... This book includes traditional favourites and classic myths and legends from Welsh folklore. 18 Welsh fairy tales, myths and legends in a perfect, child-friendly package Beautiful new edition of retellings - including the story of the Welsh flag came to have a red dragon on it, and other home-grown magical myths and legends Scholastic Classics: introducing generations of book lovers to timeless stories, repackaged especially for young readers Look out for the others in the series: Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends, Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends, and Stories From Around the World

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Author: George Orwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

This Scholastic Classics edition of George Orwell's classic satire novel is perfect for students and Orwell enthusiasts alike. All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others. When the ill-treated animals of Manor Farm rebel against their master Mr Jones and take over the farm, they start to believe in a life of freedom and equality for all. But slowly, the egocentric and ruthless Napoleon takes control and the animals are subjected to force and violence from the corrupt elite - the pigs. As one dictator is replaced with another, the idea of fairness and equality for all becomes a distant memory. Class, equality, power and control are some of the themes that run throughout this novel.

1984

1984

Author: George Orwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

This Scholastic Classics edition of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel is perfect for students and Orwell enthusiasts alike. Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. Winston Smith has always been a dutiful citizen of Oceania, rewriting history to meet the demands of the Ministry of Truth. But with each lie that he writes, Winston starts to resent the totalitarian party that seeks power for its own sake and punishes those that desire individuality. When Winston begins a secret relationship with his colleague Julia, he soon realises it's virtually impossible to escape the watchful eye of Big Brother... Totalitarianism, identity and independence, repression, power, language, rebellion, technology and modernisation are some of the themes that run throughout this novel.

Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Author: Mairi Kidd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A complete collection of Scottish fairy tales, myths and legends, bound in a beautiful new edition. From the mysterious cat-faced lady whose magic allows a servant girl to attend a prince's ball, to the princess who meets an enchanted frog; From ogres and hooded crows, to faery bagpipers and shape-shifting monsters... This book includes traditional favourites that readers will love to spot, alongside classic myths and legends from Scottish heritage.

Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Author: Kieran Fanning Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

A complete collection of much loved Irish fairy tales, myths and legends, bound into a beautiful new edition. Enjoy the rich mythical history of Ireland from the arrival of the Tuatha De Danann on the island and their great battles with the Fomorians right up to the modern day fairytales of Irish storytelling. Including the Ulster Cycle, and the Fenian Cycle, the book features heroes such as Cuchulainn and Fionn Mac Cumhaill, and many traditional favourites such as The Children of Lir.

Stories From Around the World

Stories From Around the World

Author: Maisie Chan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2020

A complete collection of beloved tales, myths and legends from around the world, bound into a beautiful new edition. Whether you're ready to sail the high seas with Sinbad the Sailor, or fight alongside brave warrior Hua Mulan, you're guaranteed to find all of your favourite legends right here. And no matter how the story starts, you'll always find your happy ending. Including: Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, Hua Mulan and many more.

Scholastic Classics: Little Women

Scholastic Classics: Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

This Scholastic Classic edition of Louisa May Alcott's most popular and enduring book is beautifully packaged for children today. 'I want to do something splendid... something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what,but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday.' Curl up with this timeless classic, and your new best friends - Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, the four March sisters whose lives will bring tears to your eyes and warmth to your heart, and whose stories will stay with you forever.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

This Scholastic Classics edition of Shakespeare's well-known tragedy is perfect for students and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike. By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. When three sinister witches tell Macbeth that power and glory could be within his grasp, he murders the king in a bid to ensure his future. But he soon sees the error of his ways, for if you kill once, you will kill again - and the dead will return to haunt you for your sins. War, power, witchcraft, deadly deeds, relationships and risks are themes that run through this enduring play.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

This Scholastic Classics edition of Shakespeare's well-known tragi-comedy is perfect for students and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike. These violent delights have violent ends... When Romeo and Juliet meet during a chance encounter, they have no idea what lies ahead - for these star-crossed lovers belong to feuding families, and their love will never be accepted by those around them. Set within a beleaguered city, plagued by gang warfare, Romeo and Juliet mixes comedy and tragedy in what is widely regarded as Shakespeare's most successful play of all. Scholastic also has a brilliant GCSE Revision Guide and Practice Book for AQA English Literature with free app 9781407182612

Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Author: Emma Adams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

A complete collection of much loved fairy tales, myths and legends, bound into a beautiful new edition. Whether you're searching for a sky-high beanstalk, a sleeping princess or a bewitched prince, you're guaranteed to find your favourite fairy tales right here. And no matter how the story starts, you'll always find your happy ending. This collection includes: The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, Rumpelstiltskin, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and many more.

The Happy Prince and Other Stories

The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Author: Oscar Wilde Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

The living always think that gold can make them happy. The Happy Prince and Other Stories brings together beloved children's stories by Oscar Wilde, including The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend, The Remarkable Rocket, The Young King and also, for the first time, The Canterville Ghost. Elegant, provocative, questioning and affirming, Wilde's beautifully-written collection of short stories is both heartwarming and heartbreaking.

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... Set in London and Paris, A Tale of Two Cities paints a story of economical and political unrest at the time of the French Revolution. After serving 18 years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Alexandre Manette is finally released and united with his daughter Lucie in England. As the lives of Alexandre and Lucie intertwine with those around them - most namely Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, two very different men drawn together by their love for Lucie - the rising tensions in France and the violent eruption of the revolution climax in the storming of the Bastille. Initially described as an experiment, and widely considered to be Dickens' most tightly plotted novel, it is easy to see why A Tale of Two Cities remains one of his most popular books.

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

Author: Eleanor H. Porter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2017

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, Pollyanna. After the death of her mother, young Pollyanna is sent to live with her wealthy but strict Aunt Polly. The pair don't immediately see eye to eye; but through her optimistic, sunny nature, Pollyanna is determined to find the good in every bad situation. Even when disaster strikes... Scholastic Classics are a highly collectible range of the most beloved classics Beautifully designed with ink blot illustrations on the covers OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES 1984 African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends Black Beauty A Christmas Carol Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Frankenstein Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Jane Eyre The Jungle Book Little Women Little Women and Good Wives Macbeth Oliver Twist Persuasion Romeo and Juliet Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Sense and Sensibility Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Stories From Around the World Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Emma

Emma

Author: Jane Austen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2017

Often described as Austen's finest work Emma is the story of wealthy, beautiful Emma Woodhouse who, bored, matchmakes her friends - with often disastrous results. And gradually Emma starts to realise that she might not know her own heart at all... Scholastic Classics are a highly collectible range of the most beloved classics Beautifully designed with ink blot illustrations on the covers OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES 1984 African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends Black Beauty A Christmas Carol Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Frankenstein Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Jane Eyre The Jungle Book Little Women Little Women and Good Wives Macbeth Oliver Twist Persuasion Romeo and Juliet Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Sense and Sensibility Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Stories From Around the World Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it. Transcending time and place, Anna Sewell's moving classic has inspired kindness, tolerance and hope since it was first published in 1877. Now one of the bestselling children's books of all time, and with themes that are possibly more relevant today than ever before, the story of Black Beauty continues to captivate children, lingering in their minds well into adulthood.

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Author: Anne Bront Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

A novel blending feminism, romance and mystery, THE TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL is the second and final novel by the Anne Bront . When a mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, local farmer Gilbert Markham is intrigued. But Helen has a secret, and it's more shocking than Gilbert could have imagined.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2016

One of the most iconic and memorable of all the Sherlock Holmes stories. A terrible beast, a house wreathed in fog, treacherous moorland and a cold-blooded murder - these are the things Sherlock and his faithful assistant Dr Watson are up against. THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES gripped readers when it was first published and continues to endure today.

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

A powerful and thrilling account of man's dual nature. Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil. The mysterious association between respectable Dr Henry Jekyll and despicable lowlife Edward Hyde is a puzzle to Dr Jekyll's friends, including his lawyer Gabriel Utterson. Where Jekyll is sociable, hardworking and pious, Hyde is a violent criminal, a wild hedonist. When Hyde beats a member of Parliament to death, Utterson is determined to discover the ties that bind the two men together. . . Robert Louis Stevenson's account of man's capacity for evil is as powerful today as it was on first publication in 1886. The classic tale has inspired film and television adaptations as well as numerous retellings STUDY GUIDES Check out the Scholastic GCSE Revision Guide and Practice Book for AQA English Literature with free app (GCSE Grades 9-1 Study Guides) 9781407182643 Want more? Learn how to write the best answers in your exams with Scholastic's GCSE Essay Planner for AQA English Literature with free app (GCSE Grades 9-1 Great Answers) 9780702308505 These study guides and original novel are also available for A Christmas Carol Animal Farm Macbeth Romeo and Juliet

What Katy Did

What Katy Did

Author: Susan Coolidge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2015

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, What Katy Did. Twelve-year-old Katy Carr has grand dreams for the future. She longs to be good, kind and beautiful, inspired by her beloved cousin Helen. For now, though, she can't help getting into mischief. But a terrible accident casts a shadow over Katy's dreams, and she must draw on every ounce of courage and good humour to see her through. SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

Five Children and It

Five Children and It

Author: E. Nesbit Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, Five Children and It. Join the Five Children and It on this classic tale of family, friendship and magical adventure. When Cyril, Robert, Anthea, Jane and Lamb move from the bright lights of London to the quiet countryside, there is little to do to amuse themselves. However one day while playing in the gravel-pit, they uncover a grumpy sand-fairy called The Psammead. The Psammead has the power to grant wishes, but having been buried for so long - things tend to go awry with disastrous and often hilarious consequences. SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Moonfleet Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Author: Charles Dickens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, Oliver Twist. The story of orphaned Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves. Plunged into a dark criminal underworld of vivid and memorable characters - the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and kind-hearted Nancy - Oliver struggles to survive and find his real family. A rich, powerful look at Victorian London poverty from master storyteller, Charles Dickens. SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Moonfleet Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

Little Women

Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, Little Women. 'I want to do something splendid... something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday.' Curl up with this timeless classic, and your new best friends - Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, the four March sisters whose lives will bring tears to your eyes and warmth to your heart, and whose stories will stay with you forever. SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Moonfleet Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Author: Mary Shelley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

This timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship, scientific hubris, and horror.

The Raven and Other Tales

The Raven and Other Tales

Author: Edgar Allan Poe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

A stunning collection of short stories and poetry containing the very best of the master of the macabre. Edgar Allan Poe's classic horror stories are both thought-provoking and entertaining.

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Author: Charlotte Bronte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

One of the greatest gothic love stories of all time, JANE EYRE tells of a lowly, plain governess who falls in love with the dashing Mr Rochester - who hides a terrible secret. An epic romance set on the Yorkshire moors, and a book that young girls will return to again and again.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, Treasure Island. Jim Hawkins is the son of the innkeepers of the Admiral Benbow near Devon and becomes fascinated by a mysterious lodger, the old seaman Billy Bones. It soon becomes apparent to Jim that Billy Bones is in hiding from a man with one wooden leg and he is also in possession of a much sought after pirate's treasure chest. When Billy Bones suddenly drops dead, Jim flees, taking with him an oilskin packet from within the chest. It turns out that Jim has taken a map detailing the whereabouts of Captain Flint's treasure. A swash-buckling adventure aboard the Hispaniola ensues as Jim attempts to track down the treasure with the help of a one-legged sea cook Long John Silver, Captain Alexander Smollett, Squire Trelawney and Dr. Livesey among others. But all is not as it seems. Is Long John Silver really trustworthy? After all Bones did warn him of a man with one leg... SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Moonfleet Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2013

A beautiful edition of the classic tale, A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly and mean-spirited old man. He treats family, coworkers, and strangers alike with distaste. But on Christmas Eve he receives a visit from the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley warns Scrooge that unless he learns to be less greedy and self-serving that Scrooge will be condemned to wander Earth weighed down with heavy chains, as Marley has been. Marley tells Scrooge that three spirits will visit him. First, the Ghost of Christmas Past visits and shows Scrooge his own Christmases past, including the Christmas when his fiance left him for being obsessed with money. Second, the Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge all the happiness occurring at the various Christmas festivities around the city. Finally, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows Scrooge what will happen after his own death, and Scrooge is horrified to find that everyone will celebrate it. Distraught, Scrooge begs for another chance, and suddenly wakes in his own bed. Forever after he honours the spirit of Christmas with kindness, generosity and warmth. a classic Christmas story which will be read over each year SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Tale of Two Cities Christmas Stories Emma Five Children and It Frankenstein Jane Eyre Little Women Macbeth Oliver Twist Pollyanna Romeo and Juliet The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, Black Beauty. Black Beauty is a young black colt and loves roaming Farmer Gray's fields with his mother. As Black Beauty grows into a handsome stallion, he is trained into the use of a saddle and whip and sold to Squire Gordon of Birtwick Hall. Here, he makes many friends including the angry Ginger, the well-meaning Merrylegs and the elderly Sir Oliver, as well as stablehands James and John. When Squire Gordon has to move abroad to improve his wife's ill health, Black Beauty is sold again to Earlshall Park. So begins a hard and unsettled life for Black Beauty who is always at the whim of his human owners. Often he is whipped and made to wear blinkers or the bearing rein, at other times he must work as a cab horse on the busy London streets. Will Black Beauty ever be able to roam the fields again as he did in his childhood? What has become of his friends Ginger and Merrylegs? Rediscover Anna Sewell's moving tale of the hardships of being an animal in a human world with Scholastic's classic edition. SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Moonfleet Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

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