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Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874-April 24, 1942) publicly known as L.M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels. Montgomery went on to publish twenty novels as well as 500 short stories and poems. Because many of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, Canada and the Canadian province became literary landmarks. She was awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1935.
The fourth book in the series about red-haired Anne Shirley. Anne is now a young woman, who is beginning a romance with Gilbert Blythe. When she becomes the head of Summerside High School, however, she must face new challenges from the Pringle family, who are well-connected within the school and don't want her there. Can Anne show her characteristic bravery to overcome these obstacles and prove herself? This exciting fourth installment is perfect for children aged 8 and up.
Anne of Ingleside is the sixth volume of the adventures of red-haired Anne Shirley. Anne, now Mrs Doctor Blythe, is still sometimes as impetuous as when she was the girl from Green Gables. But with six lively children and hard-worked Gilbert to look after - not to mention Gilbert's disapproving aunt, Anne has to be practical too. Especially when the children get into as many scrapes as she ever did! The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more...
Anne is finally off to Redmond College! While she's sad to be leaving Marilla and the twins, she's excited to finally become a full-fledged BA, and to embark on new adventures with the other Avonlea folks attending Redmond-a group that includes her friend Gilbert Blythe. At Redmond Anne meets Philippa Gordon, a frivolous but charming girl who pulls Anne into the centre of the Redmond social scene. As Anne becomes the object of several boys' affection, she's faced with numerous proposals she can't possibly accept. Then Gilbert ruins everything by declaring his own feelings for her, and Anne worries that she's lost one of her best friends...and possibly so much more. This addition to the renowned Anne of Green Gables series makes a wonderful gift and keepsake.
Anne entered my heart in my childhood, I devoured this book and fell in love. There is something about the setting of Prince Edward Island in Canada that charms. The characters feel so very real, and Anne Shirley, well, she is completely delightful. As I entered my teenage years Anne grew with me and I still call this series one of my favourites. These are books that I return to again and again, they deliver the most wonderful hug. Anne of Greengables: 1. Anne of Green Gables 2. Anne of Avonlea 3. Anne of the Island 4. Anne of Windy Poplars 5. Anne's House of Dreams 6. Anne of Ingleside Serial Reader? Check out our 'Fall in Love With a Book Series' collection to find amazing book series to dive in to. Explore our '80+ Books That Deliver a Hug' listicle for more feel-good or uplifting books.
This delightful boxset collects the eight books starring Anne Shirley, L. M. Montgomery's most famous character: Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside, Rainbow Valley and Rilla of Ingleside. Featuring contemporary graphic cover-designs, these beautiful collected volumes make a wonderful gift for any literature lover. ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Essential Anne of Green Gables presents L.M. Montgomery's best-loved series with striking contemporary cover-designs. These unique paperback editions are wonderful collectibles which celebrate this iconic red-headed heroine.
* Includes two rarely published titles* The series that inspired the hit TV show* Beautiful covers that modernise the collection* Great introduction to classic literature
The sequel to Anne of Green Gables, there are lots of new characters to get to know as well as many much loved ones to meet again in Anne of Avonlea. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. Anne Shirley is now sixteen and preparing to take up her new role as a teacher in the local school. She has her best friend Diana Barry by her side and Gilbert Blythe, her childhood enemy, who is now a trusted ally and a fellow teacher. As impulsive as ever, Anne launches into her new career with characteristic vigour.
From the pen of one of the greatest writers of children's fiction comes a remarkable story of romance and rebellion. Valency Stirling is a 29-year-old woman trapped in a stifling household, surrounded by domineering family members who are all too eager to observe her perceived failings. Her only refuges are the novels of John Foster and her fantasies of the 'Blue Castle', an imaginary world where her dreams can come true. When she is diagnosed with a terminal illness, she decides to seize control of her own life, leading her on a liberating journey of personal and romantic discovery. Renowned for Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery demonstrates that her remarkable talent stretches to the world of adult fiction too. The only book set outside of Prince Edward Island, one of her few stories to feature an adult protagonist, The Blue Castle is rightly acclaimed as one of Montgomery's most powerful tales.
This beloved classic is now available as a Penguin Mini. Complete and unabridged, the book's revolutionary landscape design and ultra-thin paper make it easy to hold in one hand without sacrificing readability. Perfectly sized to slip into a pocket or bag, Penguin Minis are ideal for reading on the go. 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.
Anne Shirley returns in the second book of this charming series. She's now 16, and has delayed her dream of going to college to help Marilla on the farm. However, life at Avonlea is never dull - follow her adventures as she becomes a school teacher, helps raise a pair of mischievous twins and receives a lot more attention from her former enemy Gilbert Blythe... This sequel is perfect for children aged 8+.
Rilla of Ingleside is the final installment of L. M. Montgomery's much-loved Anne Shirley novels. It follows Rilla Blythe, Anne's youngest daughter, as she grows up against the backdrop of the First World War. Complete and unabridged, this classic tale will delight readers both young and old.