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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 Sherlock Holmes Stories Pack

The Sherlock Holmes Stories Pack

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2020

A gifty shrink-wrapped pack containing three volumes of Sherlock Holmes stories: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Homes and The Return of Sherlock Holmes. These beautifully illustrated editions have a fresh and contemporary feel and contain extra material, including a profile of the author, a section on the book, a list of characters, a glossary and a test-yourself quiz. This is the perfect collection for anyone who loves a good detective story. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Illustrated by David Mackintosh From his Baker Street apartment, Sherlock Holmes wields his powers of deduction in pursuit of justice and truth, venturing out into foggy Victorian London accompanied by his faithful sidekick Dr Watson. This classic collection of Holmes tales includes many of the detective's most-loved exploits: Holmes is confronted by a venomous snake in 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band', mystified by a missing thumb in 'The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb' and beguiled by a beautiful opera singer in 'A Scandal in Bohemia', never once losing his famous cool. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Illustrated by David Mackintosh With Sherlock Holmes's reputation as the scourge of the criminal underworld preceding him, the ingenious detective, with the aid of Dr Watson, is confronted in these stories by some of his most fiendishly difficult cases yet. The collection culminates in 'The Final Problem', in which the evil Professor Moriarty is plotting the detective's downfall. Soon Holmes and Watson are led across Europe in a deadly pursuit of their devilish quarry, until the final showdown in Switzerland, at the precipitous Reichenbach Falls... The Return of Sherlock Holmes London's criminal underworld has risen once again, and a dangerous individual with an air gun is prowling the streets. The capital is in greater need of its protector Sherlock Holmes than ever. Three years have passed since Holmes and the evil mastermind Professor Moriarty fell, locked in combat, into the Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland, and when Doctor Watson collides with an odd-looking old book collector in the street, little does he know that the world's greatest detective is about to return...

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2020

London's criminal underworld has risen once again, and a dangerous individual with an air gun is prowling the streets. The capital is in greater need of its protector Sherlock Holmes than ever. Three years have passed since Holmes and the evil mastermind Professor Moriarty fell, locked in combat, into the Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland, and when Doctor Watson collides with an odd-looking old book collector in the street, little does he know that the world's greatest detective is about to return... Third volume in the Alma Classics Sherlock Holmes stories, this edition contains extra material for young readers, including a profile of the author, a section on the book, a list of characters, a glossary and a test-yourself quiz.

Into the Spotlight

Into the Spotlight

Author: Carrie Hope Fletcher Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Inspired by the much-loved classic Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild, Into the Spotlight is a magical new story from bestselling author and acclaimed performer Carrie Hope Fletcher. Great Aunt Maud visits seasides the world over and has become quite the pebble collector. Pebbles of all shapes, sizes and colours and even one that looked a bit like Elvis Presley if you held it up to the light and squinted a bit. Her favourite pebbles, however, are Marigold, Margot and Morris. One by one, and by strange and unusual ways, each child arrives at the stage door of Great Aunt Maud's theatre in the heart of London. They spend their summer holidays backstage with an extraordinary cast of theatre acts - Dante the miraculous magician, Petunia the storyteller and seventy-year-old contortionists - the Fortune Sisters! One day, as they are exploring the many nooks and crannies of the theatre, they stumble upon something they were never meant to find . . .

Into the Spotlight

Into the Spotlight

Author: Carrie Hope Fletcher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

A contemporary re-imagining of the much-loved classic Ballet Shoes from bestselling author and acclaimed performer Carrie Hope Fletcher. Great Aunt Maud visits seasides the world over and has become quite the pebble collector. Pebbles of all shapes, sizes and colours and even one that looked a bit like Elvis Presley if you held it up to the light and squinted a bit. Her favourite pebbles, however, are Flora, Flick and Finn. One by one, and by strange and unusual ways, each child arrives at the stage door of Great Aunt Maud's theatre in the heart of London. Now that the Pebbles are a little older, they spend their summer holidays backstage with an extraordinary cast of theatre acts - Dante the miraculous magician, Petunia the storyteller and seventy-year-old contortionists - the Fortune Sisters! One day, as they are exploring the many nooks and crannies of the theatre, they discover something they were never meant to find . . .

Just William

Just William

Author: Richmal Crompton, Sue Townsend, Thomas Henry Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

A tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable ball of mischief, William Brown has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features original illustrations by Thomas Henry and a foreword by novelist, dramatist and screenwriter Roddy Doyle. Just William is Richmal Crompton's first book about the incorrigible William Brown. Follow his adventures from getting over a school teacher crush to a failed attempt at baby-sitting, and from throwing a wild party to meeting his faithful dog Jumble in this hilarious collection of stories.

The Little Mermaid Classic Pop-up and Play

The Little Mermaid Classic Pop-up and Play

Author: Hans Christian Andersen Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

The ultimate gift edition of the Grimm Brothers' classic tale, with intricate silhouette artwork and a pop-up-and-play theatre finale. Unfold the concertina pages to follow the little mermaid's journey from her undersea palace to the sea's surface where she sees and falls in love with a young prince. Reveal a beautiful pop-up sea palace on the final page and interact using the stand-up play figures. Discover enchanting silhouette artwork from artist Laura Barrett alongside a simple, evocative retelling of this famous tale. With a decorative foiled cover, this lavish gift book is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf.

Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Scottish Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Author: Mairi Kidd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A complete collection of Scottish fairy tales, myths and legends, bound in a beautiful new edition. From the mysterious cat-faced lady whose magic allows a servant girl to attend a prince's ball, to the princess who meets an enchanted frog; from ogres and hooded crows, to faery bagpipers and shape-shifting monsters. This book includes traditional favourites that readers will love to spot, alongside classic myths and legends from Scottish heritage.

The Midnight Guardians

The Midnight Guardians

Author: Ross Montgomery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Sometimes at the darkest hour, hope shines the brightest... When Col's childhood imaginary friends come to life, he discovers a world where myths and legends are real. Accompanied by his guardians - a six-foot tiger, a badger in a waistcoat and a miniature knight - Col must race to Blitz-bombed London to save his sister. But there are darker forces at work, even than the Nazi bombings. Soon Col is pursued by the terrifying Midwinter King, who is determined to bring an eternal darkness down over everything.

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author: Emily Bronte, S.E. Hinton Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Puffin Clothbound Classics - stunningly beautiful hardback editions of the most famous stories in the world. Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his constant companion, and he falls deeply in love with her. But when she will not marry him, Heathcliff's terrible vengeance ruins them all. Yet still his and Cathy's love will not die. Also in Puffin Clothbound Classics: Black Beauty The Secret Garden A Christmas Carol The Wizard of Oz Treasure Island Dracula The Little Prince Tales from Shakespeare Frankenstein

Thomas Engine Adventures Box Set

Thomas Engine Adventures Box Set

Author: Egmont Publishing UK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

All aboard for an engine adventure! This Thomas and Friends collection contains the complete Engine Adventures series plus 2 exciting bonus stories! With tales from Thomas and all of his Sodor friends, this 30-book collection is sure to provide endless fun, with beloved stories that your child will want to read time and time again! Thomas has been teaching children lessons about life and friendship for over 70 years. He ranks alongside other much-loved characters such as Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Stories include: Thomas James Henry Harold Percy Spencer Emily Gordon Cranky Toby Flynn Hiro The Ghost Engine The Last Train for Christmas Diesel Kevin Charlie Bertie Thomas Goes Crash Troublesome Trucks Oliver Victor The Thomas Way Thomas Helps Hiro Thomas' Trusty Wheels Thomas' New Friend The Snowy Special The Snowy Surprise PLUS: Thomas and the Spring Surprise Thomas and the Dinosaurs

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Author: Norman Bridwell Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Experience the joy and magic of the original Clifford! This gorgeous hardcover is a reprint of the Norman Bridwell's Clifford the Big Red Dog from 1963. Featuring the original two-colour art and landscape trim size, this special storybook feels both nostalgic and timeless.

Six Angry Girls

Six Angry Girls

Author: Adrienne Kisner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Raina Petree is crushing her senior year, until her boyfriend dumps her, the drama club (basically) dumps her, the college of her dreams slips away, and her arch-nemesis triumphs. Things aren't much better for Millie Goodwin. Her father treats her like a servant, and the all-boy Mock Trial team votes her out, even after she spent the last three years helping to build its success. But then - an advice columnist unexpectedly helps Raina find new purpose in a pair of knitting needles and a politically active local yarn store. This leads to an unlikely meeting in the girls bathroom, where Raina inspires Millie to start a rival team. The two join together and recruit four other angry girls to not only take on Mock Trial, but to smash the patriarchy in the process.