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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!

Lit for Little Hands: Les Miserables

Lit for Little Hands: Les Miserables

Author: Brooke Jorden Format: Board book Release Date: 24/11/2020

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Author: Kristina Stephenson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Bah humbug! What do I care for Christmas? sniped Scrooge. This is the snow-laden story of Scrooge, a mean miser, who is determined to think only of himself - and his money. That is, until he is visited by three Christmas spirits, and the true meaning of Christmas starts to work its magic on him, too . . . This classic and beloved story has been beautifully retold by Kristina Stephenson and atmospherically illustrated by Hoang Giang.

The Adventures of Parsley the Lion

The Adventures of Parsley the Lion

Author: Michael Bond Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

A brand new glorious gift book of a much-loved classic. A celebration of words and pictures from the creator of Paddington Bear, Michael Bond, and contemporary genius and internet drawing sensation Rob Biddulph! Living in the magical Herb Garden, Parsley the lion is never quite sure what's going to happen to him next . . . especially with an excitable friend like Dill the dog around. Parsley made his debut in 1968 in the children's animated TV series The Herbs, written by the creator of Paddington Bear, Michael Bond. Capturing the hearts of viewers, he went on to star in his own TV series The Adventures of Parsley in 1970, as well as in a series of books and on a wide range of merchandise. Now Michael Bond's hilarious books featuring Parsley the lion, first published nearly fifty years ago, are brought alive for a new generation in this exquisite contemporary colour gift edition, gloriously illustrated by the award-winning creator of Blown Away and Draw with Rob, Rob Biddulph.

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Author: J.M. Barrie Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/11/2020

When Peter Pan flies through the Darling Children's nursery window one night, he is nearly captured and makes a hasty escape, leaving behind his shadow. Returning with the fairy Tinker Bell to reclaim it, he wakes up Wendy, John and Michael, and whisks them away to the magical shores of Neverland. There they meet the Lost Boys, befriend Tiger Lily and her Braves, swim with the mermaids in the lagoon and have a host of wonderful adventures. But danger awaits too, for the terrible Captain Hook and his pirate gang are determined to make them walk the plank... Abridged by Marin Jarvis, JM Barrie's timeless masterpiece is introduced by Michael Morpurgo and read by ten star actors: Kit Harrington, Martin Jarvis, Alex Jennings, Alex Kingston, Joanna Lumley, Helen McCrory, Jennifer Saunders, Juliet Stevenson, David Walliams and Zoe Wanamaker. All publisher's profits from the sale of this recording will be shared equally between The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust (Registered Scottish Charity Number SC041382 and Company Number SC363695) and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity (Registered Charity Number 1160024 and Company number 09338724).

Another Twist in the Tale

Another Twist in the Tale

Author: Catherine Bruton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2020

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.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Author: Floor Rieder, Lewis Carroll Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2020

Alice's adventures in the dreamlike worlds of Wonderland and the Looking Glass Kingdom are some of the most original and best-loved children's stories ever written. These joyous, thrilling and utterly nonsensical tales are filled with vivid, unforgettable images and characters. This new edition contains the texts of both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass in a beautiful, clothbound flipped book - illustrated throughout in glorious colour. Floor Rieder's gorgeous drawings are an original and fresh imagining of Alice's topsy-turvy world.

Make a Million with Ant and Bee

Make a Million with Ant and Bee

Author: Angela Banner Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

'These were the books that taught me how to read' Anthony Horowitz. An Ant and Bee book to treasure, that is perfect for children aged 3 and up. Designed for shared reading fun, this much-loved series will build reading confidence. Over 100,000 copies of the Ant and Bee series already sold! When Ant and Bee find some old wooden paintbrushes they decide to make some rafts and go sailing. Ant thinks they will need a million paintbrushes, but Bee says they only have 100. From that moment on, Ant just can't get the idea of finding enough things to make a million' out of his head, much to Bee's frustration! Ant and Bee teach children to read via word recognition and encourage story sharing with siblings and parents. Grown-ups read the black words, but the shorter, simpler red words are for young children to call out. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Ant and Bee will love sharing this nostalgic experience from the same era as Ladybird Read it yourself. Ant and Bee is a classic brand, and the delightful and much-loved characters are instantly recognisable to thousands of diehard fans today. Have you collected all of Ant and Bee's learning adventures? Ant and Bee More Ant and Bee More and More Ant and Bee Ant and Bee Count 123 Ant and Bee and the Secret Around the World with Ant and Bee Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee Ant and Bee and the Rainbow Ant and Bee and the ABC Ant and Bee Time Ant and Bee and the Kind Dog Ant and Bee and the Doctor Ant and Bee Go Shopping Left and Right with Ant and Bee Make a Million with Ant and Bee

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Santa Claus and the Wishing-Chair

Author: Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

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 could never have imagined something so wonderful as a magic Wishing-Chair! It flies you anywhere you want and grants your every wish. When Mollie and Peter come across Santa Claus with a broken sleigh and runaway reindeers, they have have to help him work a plan to rescue Christmas. 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. Also in the Wishing-Chair Adventures series: A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Royal Birthday Party A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Off on a Holiday Adventure A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Daring School Rescue A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Witch's Lost Cat A Wishing-Chair Adventure: Home for Half-Term A Wishing-Chair Adventure: A Summertime Mystery A Wishing-Chair Adventure: The Goblin and the Lost Ring '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.

Left and Right with Ant and Bee

Left and Right with Ant and Bee

Author: Angela Banner Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

'These were the books that taught me how to read' Anthony Horowitz. An Ant and Bee book to treasure, that is perfect for children aged 3 and up. Designed for shared reading fun, this much-loved series will build reading confidence. Over 100,000 copies of the Ant and Bee series already sold! Ant is overjoyed when he finds a little old motor car in a rubbish heap. He can use it to drive Bee to the library! But how will they EVER get to their destination when Ant keeps turning RIGHT and the library is LEFT? Ant and Bee teach children to read via word recognition and encourage story sharing with siblings and parents. Grown-ups read the black words, but the shorter, simpler red words are for young children to call out. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Ant and Bee will love sharing this nostalgic experience from the same era as Ladybird Read it yourself. Ant and Bee is a classic brand, and the delightful and much-loved characters are instantly recognisable to thousands of diehard fans today. Have you collected all of Ant and Bee's learning adventures? Ant and Bee More Ant and Bee More and More Ant and Bee Ant and Bee Count 123 Ant and Bee and the Secret Around the World with Ant and Bee Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee Ant and Bee and the Rainbow Ant and Bee and the ABC Ant and Bee Time Ant and Bee and the Kind Dog Ant and Bee and the Doctor Ant and Bee Go Shopping Left and Right with Ant and Bee Make a Million with Ant and Bee

Ant and Bee Time

Ant and Bee Time

Author: Angela Banner Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

'These were the books that taught me how to read' Anthony Horowitz. A classic Ant and Bee book to treasure, that is perfect for children aged 3 and up. Designed for shared reading fun, this much-loved series will build reading confidence. Over 100,000 copies of the Ant and Bee series already sold! The Zoo Man and Kind Dog have invited Ant and Bee to the Zoo Games! Can you help them tell the time so that they're not late for any of the games? Ant and Bee teach children to read via word recognition and encourage story sharing with siblings and parents. Grown-ups read the black words, but the shorter, simpler red words are for young children to call out. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Ant and Bee will love sharing this nostalgic experience from the same era as Ladybird Read it yourself. First published in 1950, Ant and Bee were in print for over 40 years. Ant and Bee is a classic brand, and the delightful and much-loved characters are instantly recognisable to thousands of diehard fans today. Have you collected all of Ant and Bee's learning adventures? Ant and Bee More Ant and Bee More and More Ant and Bee Ant and Bee Count 123 Ant and Bee and the Secret Around the World with Ant and Bee Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee Ant and Bee and the Rainbow Ant and Bee and the ABC Ant and Bee Time Ant and Bee and the Kind Dog Ant and Bee and the Doctor Ant and Bee Go Shopping Left and Right with Ant and Bee Make a Million with Ant and Bee

Ant and Bee Go Shopping

Ant and Bee Go Shopping

Author: Angela Banner Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

'These were the books that taught me how to read' Anthony Horowitz. A classic Ant and Bee book to treasure, that is perfect for children aged 3 and up. Designed for shared reading fun, this much-loved series will build reading confidence. Over 100,000 copies of the Ant and Bee series already sold! Ant and Bee are off on a shopping trip! There are lots of things to buy, and they are all different shapes and sizes. But will Ant ever remember to stick to the items on the shopping list? Ant and Bee teach children to read via word recognition and encourage story sharing with siblings and parents. Grown-ups read the black words, but the shorter, simpler red words are for young children to call out. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Ant and Bee will love sharing this nostalgic experience from the same era as Ladybird Read it yourself. First published in 1950, Ant and Bee were in print for over 40 years. Ant and Bee is a classic brand, and the delightful and much-loved characters are instantly recognisable to thousands of diehard fans today. Have you collected all of Ant and Bee's learning adventures? Ant and Bee More Ant and Bee More and More Ant and Bee Ant and Bee Count 123 Ant and Bee and the Secret Around the World with Ant and Bee Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee Ant and Bee and the Rainbow Ant and Bee and the ABC Ant and Bee Time Ant and Bee and the Kind Dog Ant and Bee and the Doctor Ant and Bee Go Shopping Left and Right with Ant and Bee Make a Million with Ant and Bee

The Queen, the Princes and the Mermaid

The Queen, the Princes and the Mermaid

Author: Hans Christian Andersen Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

A sister struggles to break the spell that has turned her ten brothers into swans; a mermaid leaves her underwater world behind for love; a girl journeys across unknown lands to rescue her friend from the clutches of the Snow Queen, who has imprisoned his heart in ice. These five renowned tales are some of the most magical and inspiring to spring from Hans Christian Andersen's rich imagination. Contains: 'The Snow Queen', 'The Wild Swans', 'The Nightingale', 'The Little Mermaid', 'The True-Hearted Tin Soldier'