Anne of Green Gables - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)
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Anne of Green Gables - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 02/03/2017
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A classic of children’s literature whose vibrant energy, playful humour and emotional warmth endure to this day, the charming misadventures of Ann Shirley in her adoptive town of Avonlea are a delight from start to finish.  

'Oh, it seems so wonderful that I'm going to live with you and belong to you. I've never belonged to anybody'

When a scrawny, freckled girl with bright red hair arrives on Prince Edward Island, Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are taken by surprise; they'd asked for a quiet boy to help with the farm work at Green Gables. But how can you return a friendless child to a grim orphanage when she tells you her life so far has been a 'perfect graveyard of buried hopes'? And so, the beguiling chatterbox stays. Full of dreams, warmth and spirit, it is not long before Anne Shirley wins their hearts.

This collection of the best children's literature, curated by Virago, will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349009308
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 28 mm

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“Twee but good”

This is a lovely little edition of this childhood classic. I found Anne very annoying at the start if i'm honest, but she does grow on you. My favourite character though is her adopted father, who just sees the... More

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“Anne of Green Gables”

i love this book its a book for all ages it inspires the reader to both live lifr and laught at their mistakes while doing it. the authur had a quite descriptive style, im not usualy a fan of this style but found it... More

Paperback edition
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“Anne of Green Gables”

This is a fantastic book! Children and adults alike will love the story. But it is really the character of Anne that draws you in a makes this a must read.

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