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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!

The Secret Garden: Mary's Journal

The Secret Garden: Mary's Journal

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Author: Kenneth Grahame Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

'Travel, change, interest, excitement!' One day Mole pokes his nose out of his burrow and discovers that the world is an exciting place. He meets brave Ratty, kind old Badger and the rascally Mr Toad, and together they go adventuring . . . The Wind in the Willows is a classic animal adventure that charms and enthrals. This edition contains the original full-colour illustrations by E H Shepard, a partnership that has never been bettered.

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

A brand new full-colour short story from Blyton's magical Wishing-Chair series - an excellent companion to the successful Magic Faraway Tree Adventure series and perfect for readers age 5+ Mollie and Peter are very lucky - they have a Wishing-Chair that will fly them to any magical land and grant them their every wish! And so when they arrive home from school for the half-terms holidays, they can't wait to embark on their next adventure! Short chapters and beautiful full-colour illustrations from Alex Paterson make the Wishing-Chair Adventures series perfect bedtime reading for children aged five and upwards. A richly nostalgic offering for grandparents and parents to share with the next generation of Blyton fans. 'Her books were terrific page-turners in the way no others were' - Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse. Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children's author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Mysteries, Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Her fantasy books, including The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, are among her most popular creations and they promise to enchant boys and girls for generations to come. Enid Blyton takes her place alongside Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, and A. A. Milne as one of Britain's true heritage children's authors. She remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers and is consistently voted a children's favourite in reader polls.

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The Secret Garden: Mary's Journal

The Secret Garden: Mary's Journal

Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Featuring full colour interiors with stills from The Secret Garden film and unique content, Mary notes her thoughts and feelings, as well as making observations about the world around her. It will open the reader's eyes to the themes of The Secret Garden and how nature may be more connected to our lives than we think. Launching globally in Spring 2020, The Secret Garden will be a fantastical reimagining of the timeless classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Screenplay written by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Wonder). When 10-year-old orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live with her reclusive uncle Archibald (Colin Firth) and his strict housekeeper Mrs. Medlock (Julie Walters) in a mysterious Yorkshire manor, she feels lost and lonely. Her curiosity and determination lead her to explore the war-ravaged house. While roaming the grounds she discovers an enchanted and boundless garden that has been hidden for years and reflects her limitless imagination. With local boy Dickon, her sick cousin Colin, and a playful stray dog, Mary embraces this world of wonder, unlocking secrets from the past and discovering a whole new life of hope and friendship.

Move the Mountains: The Freedom Finders

Move the Mountains: The Freedom Finders

Author: Emily Conolan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

To find freedom, you must leave behind everything you've ever known. It is 1943. During the war, you rescue and hide an Australian airman near your small Italian village. He tells you that you can be anything you dream of - but those dreams are fast slipping away. As you make the leap for a new life, you find yourself facing life-and-death choices at every turn. Can you overthrow the curse of bad luck that has plagued your family and prove yourself in a new land? You'll be asked to stand up to bullies, stage a mutiny, and make your contribution to one of the greatest engineering projects the world has ever seen. At every turn, the choice is yours. How far will you go for freedom?

The Letter for the King (Netflix Tie-in)

The Letter for the King (Netflix Tie-in)

Author: Tonke (Author) Dragt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

When Tiuri answers a desperate call for help, he finds himself on a perilous mission that could cost him his life. He must deliver a secret letter to the King who lives across the Great Mountains - a letter upon which the future of the entire realm depends. It means abandoning his home, breaking all the rules and leaving everything behind - even the knighthood he has dreamed of for so long. The fate of a kingdom depends on just one person.. He must trust no one. He must keep his true identity secret. Above all, he must never reveal what is in the letter.

Mulan (Disney Animated Classics)

Mulan (Disney Animated Classics)

Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

This beautiful hardback features premium cloth binding, a ribbon marker to match the cover, foil stamping and illustrated endpapers, making this the perfect gift for all those who have been enchanted by the magic of Mulan and a book to be treasured by all. A family favourite, Disney Mulan is one of the best-loved films of all time. Relive the magic through this retelling of the classic animated film, accompanied by paintings, story sketches and concept art from the original Disney Studio artists. Also featured is a foreword by Paul Briggs, a director at the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Turn to the back of the book to learn more about the artists who worked on this iconic animated film.

Lady Audley's Secret

Lady Audley's Secret

Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

'Women are never lazy. They don't know what it is to be quiet. They are Semiramides, and Cleopatras, and Joan of Arcs, Queen Elizabeths, and Catharine the Seconds . . . To call them the weaker sex is to utter a hideous mockery. They are the stronger sex, the nosier, the more persevering, the most self-assertive sex.' The beautiful and innocent-seeming Lady Audley is uncovered in this stunning novel that combines a crime thriller with historical drama to create an unputdownable tale that has been perennially popular since its publication in 1862.

Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

Author: Aesop Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

READ AS A BOOK OR USE AS A FRIEZE. 48 OF THE BEST LOVED FABLES MANY WITH MORALS IN MAGNIFICENT COLOUR. ENJOY THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE , THE MICE IN COUNCIL, THE FOX AND THE GOAT. INTRODUCE CHILDREN TO AESOP BUT THIS BOOK WILL BE TREASURED BY ALL.

Mr. Pig's Big Wall

Mr. Pig's Big Wall

Author: Glenn Hernandez Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/02/2020

Dragon Bones

Dragon Bones

Author: Lisa McMann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artime, their younger twin sisters journey beyond Artime in the second novel in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter. The Artimeans have suffered some devastating blows. After years of peace, the recent daring adventure of twins Thisbe and Fifer Stowe have brought about dire consequences. Thisbe has been captured, Fifer is injured, and Sky is lost at sea. The twins' older brother Alex, head mage of Artime, is paralyzed with fear of losing anyone else he loves. Fifer must convince him to finally trust her to help in the battle ahead now that their true enemy has been revealed. Meanwhile Thisbe is trapped underground in the catacombs, where the ancient dragon rulers are buried. Along with fellow prisoners, Thisbe's job is to transport dragon bones from her crypt to the extracting room, where others extract the magical properties dormant in the bones. When it appears no one is coming back to rescue her, Thisbe must train in secret, trying to learn how to control her fiery magic and use it to escape. As her situation becomes more grave, she might even have to align herself with the ultimate evil. Unfortunately it's a risk she has to take.