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In Northanger Abbey Catherine Morland spends six weeks in Bath where she makes the acquaintance of General Tilney’s son and daughter. When the General invites her to return with them to Northanger Abbey she is prepared for all the gothic horrors such a residence implies.
Persuasion is considered by many to be its author’s greatest work. Anne Elliot ‘with an elegance of mind and sweetness of character,which must have placed her high with any people of real understanding’ is burdened with a father and older sister given over to self-love and fashion. Persuaded in the first flowering of her young womanhood to give up her engagement to a young naval commander with no prospects, she is forced now to see him rich and courting her brother-in-law’s younger sisters.
The Golden Basket (1936)
Two girls from England are on holiday in Bruges, Belgium and meet the littlest orphan, Madeleine.
The White Company (1922)
Alleyne Edricson joins The White Company of English mercenaries and serves as squire to Sir Nigel Loring during their campaigns in France and Spain under the Black Prince. Read online at archive.org.
From cabin boy to admiral of the English navy, Sir Francis Drake was a bold adventurer.
Asterix the Gaul (1969)
The year is 50 BC, and all of Gaul is occupied except for one small village. How much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the Roman Empire?
This is the first volume in the reprinting of the complete Little Orphan Annie comic strip and includes the daily strips from 1924-1927 as well as a few atypical Sunday strips that advance the plot.
The Adventures of Tintin (1993)
The Adventures of Tintin is a series of comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi (1907–1983), who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. By the time of the centenary of Hergé’s birth in 2007, Tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies.
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Lisa and Lottie (1951)
When Lottie arrives at summer camp, Lisa discovers she has a double and it soon becomes apparent -- a twin! This book was the basis for the movie The Parent Trap.
Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia (1893)
Having found his father King Prigio’s magic gifts, Ricardo becomes reckless and has to seek assistance from the Princess Jaqueline. Read online at archive.org.
Doctor Dolittle in the Moon (1928)
Doctor Dolittle extends his researches to the language of plants when he meets the wonderful inhabitants of the moon.
Emily of Deep Valley (1950)
Emily lives with her grandfather and dreams of going to college. A novel worthy of the creator of Betsy and Tacy.
The Poky Little Puppy (1942)
The adventures of the little puppy who escapes under the fence has proven to be one of the most popular books ever published with over fifteen million copies produced. The first edition is considerably longer than subsequent editions.
Henry Reed, Inc. (1955)
Henry Reed spends the summer in Grover’s Corner and sets up a business with Midge Glass.
McElligot’s Pool (1947)
You don’t know what you might catch when you go fishing in McElligot’s pool.
A Child’s Garden of Verses (1905)
‘In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.’
And sixty-three other well-known poems. Read online at archive.org.
A boy from Finnmark and his ice bear help Kyri rout the trolls when they come to spoil the Christmas dinner.
Antonio has been kidnapped by brigands. Now they demand he tell them a story. Can he use the story to help himself escape from their clutches?
See the Rabbit (1998)
An early book for babies.
Ten Little Bears (1999)
A counting rhyme featuring teddy bears.