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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!

Mi Little Golden Book sobre Frida Kahlo

Mi Little Golden Book sobre Frida Kahlo

Author: Silvia Lopez, Elisa Chavarri Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2021

How Do Bunnies Take Baths?

How Do Bunnies Take Baths?

Author: Diane Muldrow, David Walker Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2021

Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors

Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors

Author: Christin Ditchfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2021

The Poky Little Puppy's Special Spring Day

The Poky Little Puppy's Special Spring Day

Author: Diane Muldrow, Sue DiCicco Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2021

My Little Golden Book About Frida Kahlo

My Little Golden Book About Frida Kahlo

Author: Silvia Lopez, Elisa Chavarri Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2021

Comic Classics: Treasure Island

Comic Classics: Treasure Island

Author: Jack Noel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

OLD books get NEW doodles - it's the classics as you've never seen them before! A hilarious new series that brings the classics to life with illustrations by Jack Noel. Perfect for 7-9 year olds and fans of Tom Gates, Wimpy Kid and Dav Pilkey. And PIRATES. Get your HOOKS into the one and only original pirate adventure! Jim Hawkins spends his life helping out at his mum's boring old inn by the sea, wishing he could sail away and have adventures. But when an old sea captain turns up with a secret, it's the start of a bigger adventure than Jim could ever have imagined soon he's on a ship on the trail of buried treasure, accompanied by a suspicious sailor named Long John Silver ... Will Jim escape the pirates? Or will he walk the plank? Climb aboard with Jim, a chatty parrot and a bunch of crazy pirates for a hilarious adventure across the seven seas. Look out for more COMIC CLASSICS: GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Join Pip in a rip-roaring story of family secrets, scary grannies and a REALLY annoying big sister. Get on the trail of THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Solve the case with Holmes and Watson in a thrilling tale of mystery, murder and things that go woof in the night. Praise for GREAT EXPECTATIONS: A funny, thought-provoking treat, it's the ideal way into [Dickens] (Imogen Russell Williams Guardian) Buy a copy of Jack Noel's retelling of Great Expectations before I set the dogs on you. Now, begone! (Philip Ardagh, Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author) It is BRILLIANT! (Jenny Pearson, author of The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates) Jack Noel's brilliantly witty art perfectly complements Dickens' Great Expectations, making this a fab KS2 text to sit alongside the classic. Brilliant for dyslexic kids who may struggle with Dickens' prose ... this book could bring a generation of kids to the classics (Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar, Sky Song and the Dreamsnatcher trilogy) Jack Noel is a Jack of three trades: author, illustrator, designer, who works mainly on children's books and is a co-host on the Down the Rabbit Hole children's books podcast. Once upon a time Jack sent this tweet, and rest is history (history with doodles): https://twitter.com/jackdraws/status/965492074157166592 https://jacknoelillustration.tumblr.com

A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Magic Medicines

A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Magic Medicines

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

A full-colour short story taken from the world of the Magic Faraway Tree. Perfect for new readers. Discover the magic! The Land of Magic Medicines has come to the top of the Faraway Tree, and it's full of curious bottles and sparkling potions. It's the perfect place to find something to make Mother feel better... The stories about the Magic Faraway Tree have been entertaining children for more than 80 years. Now these colour short stories offer a great way for young new readers to discover the adventures of Silky, Moon-Face, the Saucepan Man and all of their friends in the Enchanted Wood. Also available in this short story series: A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Birthdays A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Magic Medicines A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Do-As-You-Please A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Goodies A Faraway Tree Adventure: In Santa Claus's Castle A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Toys A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Dreams A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Silly School A Faraway Tree Adventure: The Land of Enchantments A Faraway Tree Adventure: Joe and the Magic Snowman

1984

1984

Author: George Orwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

This Scholastic Classics edition of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel is perfect for students and Orwell enthusiasts alike. Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. Winston Smith has always been a dutiful citizen of Oceania, rewriting history to meet the demands of the Ministry of Truth. But with each lie that he writes, Winston starts to resent the totalitarian party that seeks power for its own sake and punishes those that desire individuality. When Winston begins a secret relationship with his colleague Julia, he soon realises it's virtually impossible to escape the watchful eye of Big Brother... Totalitarianism, identity and independence, repression, power, language, rebellion, technology and modernisation are some of the themes that run throughout this novel.

The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

A set of 6 much-loved stories from classic English literature for children, brought together by Puffin Classics in beautiful paperback cover designs. From the strange case of 'The Red-Headed League' to the extraordinary tale of 'The Engineer's Thumb', Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr Watson grapple with treachery, murder, and ingenious crimes of all kinds. But no case is too challenging for the immortal detective's unique power of deduction. In the same collection: PETER PAN OLIVER TWIST ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND FIVE CHILDREN AND IT GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Author: Sir J. M. Barrie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

A set of 6 much-loved stories from classic English literature for children, brought together by Puffin Classics in beautiful paperback cover designs. Peter Pan is one of the most famous and loved stories in children's English literature. When Peter Pan loses his shadow in the Darling children's nursery, things will never be the same again... Over the rooftops of London, Peter Pan and the fairy Tinkerbell lead Wendy, Michael and John Darling to Neverland to start a new life with his gang of Lost Boys. There, they will encounter mermaids, princesses, a ticking crocodile and the fearsome Captain Hook and his terrible crew of pirates. What will their new life be like in Neverland? If Captain Hook has his way, they won't live long enough to find out... Also in this collection: The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Oliver Twist Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Five Children and It Gulliver's Travels

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Author: George Orwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

This Scholastic Classics edition of George Orwell's classic satire novel is perfect for students and Orwell enthusiasts alike. All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others. When the ill-treated animals of Manor Farm rebel against their master Mr Jones and take over the farm, they start to believe in a life of freedom and equality for all. But slowly, the egocentric and ruthless Napoleon takes control and the animals are subjected to force and violence from the corrupt elite - the pigs. As one dictator is replaced with another, the idea of fairness and equality for all becomes a distant memory. Class, equality, power and control are some of the themes that run throughout this novel.