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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!
I am perfectly willing to act as business manager to the Franco-Midland Hardware Company, Limited, at a minimum salary of GBP500. - Mr Hall Pycroft. Hall Pycroft is a simple man, looking for a simple job. But working for the Pinner brothers is certainly not simple. When Pycroft finds himself caught in the middle of a troubling mystery, he turns to the only man he knows can solve it: Sherlock Holmes. 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+.
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+.
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+.
This beautifully illustrated Companion Reader is an exact transcript of Jim Weiss's award-winning storytelling performance of three classic tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rudyard Kipling, and Oscar Wilde.The Reader can be enjoyed on its own, or used along with the recorded performance to build strong language skills. Listen to the Jim Weiss stories, read along to improve fluency, vocabulary, and grammar, and then speak great words and sentences out loud by practicing and performing the short, accessible dramatic versions of Jim's performances.
Pull the tabs to wake up Thomas the Tank Engine in this novelty pull tab board book! In this fun, interactive board book, Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends have a busy day working on the Island of Sodor. What will they see as they travel around? Where will they go? Pull the tabs to find out! This board format is perfect for little hands, with sturdy pull tabs that young Thomas fans will love moving from side to side or up and down to see what they reveal. It also features detailed images, so there are lots of things for children to look for and talk about in this tabbed board book for 2-4 year olds.
Thomas is ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Thomas is excited to join Nia on safari in Kenya. But when he gets scared by the wild animals, Nia must teach him how useful they can be! Will Thomas be brave and make some new friends along the way? A beautifully-illustrated picture book with an action-packed adventure for Thomas and his friends. Thomas has been teaching children lessons about life and friendship for 75 years. He ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, Winnie the Pooh and Peter Rabbit as and essential part of our literary heritage. Also available: Thomas the Hero 9781405296755 The Story of Thomas 9781405297448 Happy Birthday, Thomas 9781405297240
This story has entranced readers of all ages since it was first published twenty-five years ago. The tale tells the story of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression. 'Little Tree' as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, taking only what is needed, leaving the rest for nature to run its course. Little Tree also learns the often callous ways of the white businessmen and tax collectors, and how Grandpa, in hilarious vignettes, scares them away from his illegal attempts to enter the cash economy. Grandma teaches Little Tree the joys of reading and education. But when Little Tree is taken away for schooling by whites, we learn of the cruelty meted out to Indian children in an attempt to assimilate them and of Little Tree's perception of the Anglo world and how it differs from the Cherokee Way.
He didn't mind how he looked to other people, because the nursery magic had made him Real, and when you are Real shabbiness doesn't matter. In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen Rabbit, a newcomer to the nursery, asks one of the most knowledgeable toys, the Skin Horse, what being Real means. And so begins the Velveteen Rabbit's journey towards becoming real - through the love of a child . . . Margery Williams' timeless picture book classic has been read and cherished by many generations of children and their parents and is now available in this beautiful hardback edition. Brought to life by gorgeous and much-loved classic illustrations by William Nicholson, with a new foiled cover design, this is a wonderful keepsake gift to treasure and share.
A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. Please, asks the stranger, draw me a sheep. And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper . . . Thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed the world forever for its readers. Often seen as a symbol of childhood innocence, Antoine de Saint-Exupery's best-selling book The Little Prince is cherished by children and adults alike across the globe. Ideal for children aged 7 and up. This beautiful edition contains the definitive translation and all the original illustrations. The Little Prince joins the ranks of A Little Princess, The Secret Garden & Peter Pan as a genuine children's classic of the twentieth century. Antoine De Saint-Exupery was born in 1900 in Lyon. In 1921, he began his training as a pilot By 1926, he had became one of the pioneers of international postal flight. In 1935 he embarked on a record-breaking attempt to fly from Paris to Saigon. Nineteen hours into the flight, his plane crashed in the Sahara desert. He survived the crash but spent three days battling dehydration, limited food and hallucinations. On the fourth day, the was rescued. In part, this experience was the inspiration for The Little Prince. He continued to fly until World War II, during which he took self-imposed exile. On 31 July 1944, he disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission.
Published in 1960, and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, To Kill a Mockingbird is required reading for many middle and high school students. The coming-of-age tale of its young narrator, Jean Louise Scout Finch, of Maycomb, Alabama, is interwoven with explorations of the issues of prejudice, racism, innocence, compassion, and hypocrisy. Libraries will welcome this indispensable and completely updated edition of Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations . A compilation of important current criticism on Harper Lee's first and only novel gleaned from key publications, this accessible study guide also includes a chronology of the author's life and notes on the contributors.
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?