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L. M. Montgomery - Author

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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.

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Penguin Readers Level 2: Anne of Green Gables (ELT Graded Reader)

Penguin Readers Level 2: Anne of Green Gables (ELT Graded Reader)

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit the Penguin Readers website Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. Eleven-year-old Anne has no parents, and she goes to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert on their farm, Green Gables. Anne is an intelligent girl, but sometimes she talks too much and makes mistakes!

Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Rilla of Ingleside

Rilla of Ingleside

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Anne of Ingleside

Anne of Ingleside

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Anne's House of Dreams

Anne's House of Dreams

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Anne of the Island

Anne of the Island

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Anne of Windy Poplars

Anne of Windy Poplars

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2020

The Complete Anne of Green Gables Collection

The Complete Anne of Green Gables Collection

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 12/10/2020

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.

Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2020

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.

The Blue Castle

The Blue Castle

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

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.

Rilla of Ingleside

Rilla of Ingleside

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

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.

Anne's House of Dreams

Anne's House of Dreams

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

Anne's House of Dreams is the fifth Installment of the much-loved Anne Shirley series, in which our red-headed heroine is marrying Gilbert Blythe! While she's thrilled about the marriage, she's sad that their home will be far away from Avonlea. However, there's plenty to do and new people to meet, and a house to call her own! Join her as she enters the next phase of her exciting life, which continues to be full of activity and adventure. Perfect for children aged 8+.

Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

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+.

Anne of the Island

Anne of the Island

Author: L. M. Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

Anne of the Island is the third installment of the much-loved Anne of Green Gables series. Anne Shirley faces new adventures and challenges and heads for a fresh start at Redmond College. There she discovers what it means to 'grow up' and find love. Complete and unabridged, this classic tale will delight readers both young and old.

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