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Famous Classics for Girls Heidi, What Katy Did and Black Beauty by Johanna Spyri, Susan Coolidge, Anna Sewell

Famous Classics for Girls Heidi, What Katy Did and Black Beauty

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Famous Classics for Girls Heidi, What Katy Did and Black Beauty by Johanna Spyri, Susan Coolidge, Anna Sewell

The perfect bumper gift book for girls who love adventure stories. Heidi by Johanna Spyri A little orphan girl is forced to live with her grumpy grandfather in a lonely hut in the Alps, and eventually comes to love her mountain life. What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge Katy intends to be beautiful and good one day ...So when an accident happens, Katy must be brave and hold on to her dreams. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell The story of a noble horse who is cruelly mistreated as he searches to find a new and loving home. Three classic adventure stories for girls brought together in one beautiful gift book. Complete with charming original illustrations from the first edition published in 1960, these abridged tales are the perfect introduction to classic tales that have been entertaining women and girls for generations.

About the Author

Johanna Spyri While living in the city of Zurich Johanna Spyri began to write about life in the Swiss countryside. It was in this period that she penned her most famous work, Heidi. Susan Coolidge Woolsey was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She worked as a nurse during the American Civil War after which she started to write. The fictional Carr family in What Katy Did was modelled after the author's own. Anna Sewell Anna Mary Sewell was born in Norfolk. Her only published work was Black Beauty, written by dictating the text to her mother and then by writing on slips of paper. She originally wrote the story for those who worked with horses.

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Publication date

3rd October 2011


Johanna Spyri, Susan Coolidge, Anna Sewell

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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd


192 pages
Interest Age: From 8


Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)



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