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Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Paddy T and the Time-travelling Trampoline

Paddy T and the Time-travelling Trampoline

Author: Adam France Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Seven stories to make your heart race and head spin: A trampoline portal into the future A magic pencil that can write stories all by itself A trip down a hill that ends up being a holiday of a lifetime. For Paddy, being a kid means expecting the unexpected, whether it's in his backyard, at his school or when he's mucking around on his local golf course. Join him and his friends for an action-packed, weird and funny, wild ride!

Famous Five Colour Short Stories: Five to the Rescue!

Famous Five Colour Short Stories: Five to the Rescue!

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Join the Famous Five on a brand-new adventure in this NEWLY CREATED story for children aged 5 and up! When the Famous Five are enjoying a picnic on Kirrin Island they spot a lamb in trouble. With no one else on hand to help, it's up to the Five launch a rescue mission. Will they make it in time? Set in the world of Enid Blyton's best-loved series, this newly created story follows Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog on a special new adventure. The story is broken down into six short chapters with vibrant, full-colour illustrations on every page - perfect for shared reading or for newly confident readers to enjoy independently. Also look out for: The Birthday Adventure, illustrated by Becka Moor. Enid Blyton's eight original short stories about the Famous Five are also available as early readers illustrated by Jamie Littler. Collect them all! A Lazy Afternoon George's Hair Is Too Long Well Done, Famous Five Five and a Half-Term Adventure When Timmy Chased the Cat Five Have a Puzzling Time Good Old Timmy Happy Christmas, Five! *** The Famous Five (R), Enid Blyton (R) and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.

The Little Prince A new translation by Michael Morpurgo

The Little Prince A new translation by Michael Morpurgo

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

A NEW TRANSLATION BY MICHAEL MORPURGO, AUTHOR OF WAR HORSE Meet the Little Prince, a young fellow who hails from a tiny, distant planet. He loves to watch sunsets and look after his flower, to ask questions and to laugh. And now here he is on Earth, appearing out of nowhere in the middle of the desert, looking for a friend. The friend he finds is the narrator of this story - a pilot who has crash landed and is in grave danger of dying of thirst. The Little Prince might be just a boy but he can help our pilot. Because he understands the really important things in life - things like flowers, stars, a drink of water or laughing. Many grown-ups have lost sight of what matters and children have to remember to be tolerant towards them. But adult or child, very silly or very wise, this story is for you. Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can read a letter from master storyteller and translator of this book Michael Morpurgo!

Another Twist in the Tale

Another Twist in the Tale

Author: Catherine Bruton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

You have heard, no doubt, the tale of Master Oliver Twist - that rags-to-riches boy; the parish orphan who became heir to the Brownlow fortune. But what few know is that was a second Twist - a girl, brought into this world moments ahead of her brother. This is the story of Twill Twist - and her journey through the gambling dens and workhouses of London, as she attempts to make a life for herself, rescue her friends, and uncover the mystery of her past - while meeting some familiar faces along the way... Re-discover the Artful Dodger, Fagin, and Oliver Twist himself, along with a host of fantastic new heroes and villains, in this brilliantly-imagined, rip-roaring sequel to Dickens' much-loved classic.

The Copper Beeches

The Copper Beeches

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Mr Holmes - Please be at the Black Swan Hotel in Winchester at midday tomorrow. Do come! I am at my wits' end. Hunter After a frightened Violet Hunter turns to Holmes and Watson for advice, the crime-fighting duo find themselves pulled into a dangerous mystery. For there's far more than secrets hiding in the halls of The Copper Beeches. About The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

A Scandal in Bohemia

A Scandal in Bohemia

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephanie Baudet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

At quarter to eight o'clock tonight a gentleman will call. He would like to ask you about a very important matter. Do not think it odd if your visitor wears a mask. When Sherlock Holmes is asked for help by a powerful yet dim king, it seems that he cannot refuse. But the detective has no idea that this case will bring him up against a woman just as clever, cunning and quick as he is. Has Holmes finally met his match? About The Sherlock Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

The Engineer's Thumb

The Engineer's Thumb

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Missing: Mr Jeremiah Hayling, aged 26, a hydraulic engineer. He left his house at ten o'clock at night on the 9th of this month, and has not been heard of since. When Watson's latest patient confronts him with a missing thumb and a horrifying story, he knows just where to turn. This is a case for Sherlock Holmes. But, can Holmes and Watson unravel this deadly mystery in time to catch the criminals? About The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

The Six Napoleons

The Six Napoleons

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Kensington Outrage. Murder by Madman. Both the experienced detective, Mr Lestrade, and consulting expert, Mr Sherlock Holmes, have concluded that this horrible series of events is the work of a madman, not a common criminal. No other explanation makes sense. Someone is smashing Napoleon statues and the police have no idea why. Luckily, Holmes and Watson are on hand to help. Little do they know that these few smallcrimes will turn into one big adventure! About The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

Charles Augustus Milverton

Charles Augustus Milverton

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Tell me, Watson, do you get a creeping feeling when you watch the snakes in the zoo? That's how I feel when I see Milverton. I've met more than fifty murderers in my life, but he is worse than all of them.' In the attempt to save a woman's marriage, Holmes is forced to come face-to-face with one of his worst enemies: Charles Augustus Milverton. This abominable villain is holding hostage the secrets of London's rich and powerful, and threatening to ruin the innocent Lady Eva. Can Holmes and Watson stop him before time runs out? About The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

Silver Blaze

Silver Blaze

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

The police are no closer to solving the murder of trainer, John Straker. He was killed last Monday night, 22nd October. The famous racehorse Silver Blaze has been missing since the night of the attack. The country's most famous racehorse has mysteriously disappeared and, what's worse, his trainer has been murdered! All eyes turn to Sherlock Holmes to unravel this strange mystery, find the murderer and return Silver Blaze to safety - all before the Wessex Cup race. About The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

The Final Problem

The Final Problem

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

'This is not danger. It is definite destruction. Even with all your cleverness, you do not realise it. You must stand clear, Mr Holmes, or you will be trodden underfoot.' Holmes is facing a problem - a big one. He's on the tail of his most dangerous criminal to date, Professor Moriarty. But it seems that the professor is one step ahead. Can the detective unwind Moriarty's web of crime before it's too late? Or could this really be Holmes' last case? About The Sherlock Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.

The Musgrave Ritual

The Musgrave Ritual

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Whose was it? His who is gone. Who shall have it? He who will come. Where was the sun? Over the oak. Where was the shadow? Under the elm. It's time for Holmes to rewrite history. When asked by his old school friend to help track down a missing maid, the genius detective finds himself unravelling a centuries-old mystery, and discovering much more than he expected. About The Sherlock Children's Collection: A simplification of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, perfect for young fans of mystery books. A great introduction to classics for children aged 7+.