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Pinocchio in Africa
by E. Cherubini - Ginn and Co. , 1911
Collodi's 'Pinocchio' tells the story of a wooden marionette and of his efforts to become a real boy. Brought across the seas, he was welcomed by American children and now appears in a new volume which sets forth his travels in Africa.
In Open Sea
by Ivan Parvov - BubuTales.com , 2013
When Bubu finds a bottle in the sea with a call for help inside it is clear for everyone - a new adventure awaits. And this time he is not alone - his friends Oskar and Rico are coming with him. What lies ahead? Fearful sharks... a powerful storm...
Tom Brown's School Days
by Thomas Hughes - Grosset & Dunlap , 1857
Lively and mischievous, idle and brave, Tom Brown is both the typical boy of his time and the perennial hero. The book describes Tom's time at Rugby School from his first football match, through his troubled adolescence when he is savagely bullied...
Boggle and Sneak
by Fritz Bogott - Pressed Duck , 2008
Tiny inventors Alvy and Alby break into homes and play Rube Goldberg practical jokes. When Alvy suddenly disappears, Alby enlists the help of two of his young victims -- but they find they are dealing with forces of an unexpected scale.
The Story of the Treasure Seekers
by Edith Nesbit - eBooks@Adelaide , 2012
When their father's business partner runs off with most of their money, the six intrepid Bastable children are determined to restore their family's fallen fortunes. These resourceful children squabble, make up, and have many memorable adventures.
Anne of Green Gables
by L. M. Montgomery - ManyBooks , 1908
Anne of Green Gables is a bestselling series of books by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery first published in 1908. Originally written as fiction for readers of all ages, in recent decades they have been considered a children's series.
The Best Christmas Gift
by Ivan Parvov - Bubu Tales , 2011
It is almost Christmas and the little fox Lulu is eagerly waiting for Santa Claus. When something unusual falls from the sky, all Christmas gifts are put in danger. Lulu goes on a night adventure to save Christmas and find the best Christmas gift.
Twas the Night before Christmas
by Clement Clarke Moore - Houghton Mifflin Company , 1912
'Twas the Night Before Christmas has been in print for more than eighty years, and this version of the beloved poem with classic illustrations has become as much a part of Christmas as Santa Claus. A Christmas present for kids.
by Chris Tinniswood - Feedbooks , 2009
A young dormouse awakens from a deep sleep and utters a mysterious prophecy. In the centre of The Great Woods, an ancient tree receives some strange visitors. Rumours abound. Change is in the air. This is the age of... NOSTRADORMOUSE.
The Railway Children
by E. Nesbit - eBooks@Adelaide , 2010
When father is suddenly taken away, mother and the three children must leave their fancy London life to live in a simple country cottage. The children and their bottomless good nature work to rescue father and help others along the way.
The Swiss Family Robinson
by Jean Rudolph Wyss - Rand McNally & Company , 1916
Swept off course by a storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812.
Whirl of the Wheel
by Catherine Condie - Bear Books on Smashwords , 2009
Three children whirl back in time through an enchanted potter's wheel into the 1940s Britain. The Wheel pulls Connie, her brother, and Malcolm into dangers on the homefront. The children hit trouble when Malcolm fails to return to the present day.
Muggles' Guide to Harry Potter
- Wikibooks , 2010
This is a guidebook to the Harry Potter series. Critical commentary on each chapter, character, place, and event is provided in an effort to help the reader better understand detailed content and see connections to the greater storyline.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe - Project Gutenberg , 2004
The moving abolitionist novel that fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852 and melodramatically condemned the institution of slavery through such powerfully realized characters as Tom, Eliza, Topsy, Eva, and Simon Legree.
The Prince and the Pauper
by Mark Twain - James R. Osgood & Co. , 1882
With its mixing of high adventure, raucous comedy, and scathing social criticism, presented in a hilarious vernacular that only Mark Twain could fashion, the book remains one of this incomparable humorist's most popular and oft-dramatized tales.
The Second Jungle Book
by Rudyard Kipling - Pennsylvania State University , 2003
In The Second Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling draws on the same elements that delighted so many readers in his original masterpiece - a profound knowledge of India, an understanding of jungle animals, and a remarkable imagination.
A Little Princess
by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Classic Reader , 2005
The story of young Sara Crewe who suddenly finds herself impoverished when her father, Captain Crewe, dies penniless in India. Sara is forced to abandon her life of privilege for a life of bare existence at Miss Minchin's boarding school.
Catwalk: A Feline Odyssey
by Kathie Freeman - Kathleen Mc Pugh , 2003
The story of Tiger, a young, tabby cat, the cherished pet of Sam and Beth, a young newlywed couple. Then trouble strikes in the form of the couple's new baby. Feeling neglected, Tiger misbehaves and is soon relegated to being an outdoor cat.
Sylvie and Bruno
by Lewis Carroll - Pennsylvania State University , 1998
Novel for children by Lewis Carroll. The story operates on two parallel levels, one realistic and didactic, and the other dreamlike and fantastic. It includes elements of fairy tales, sentimental moralizing, and episodes espousing social reform.
by S.A. Hunter - Lulu.com , 2006
Online novel for teens about a high school girl who hears ghosts. Mary begins her junior year of high school without high expectations. As the resident school freak, she'd just like to be left alone, but a new student tries to befriend her.
by George Fyler Townsend - eBooks@Adelaide , 2004
The book contains short tales, it is regarded as the first book of juvenile literature. The author endows human qualities to animals, he ends each story on deep and profound moral. It is the most memorable collection of fables in world literature.
Through the Looking-Glass
by Lewis Carroll - The Hayes Lithographic Co. , 1910
The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: follow Alice as she steps through a mirror into a strange looking-glass House. She solves the silly mystery of the Jabberwocky, meets Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Carpenter, and Humpty Dumpty.
by Johanna Spyri - J.B. Lippincot , 1915
Heidi is a little orphan girl who lives with her grandfather in a small Alpine village. She is an intelligent and endearing heroine, and the story about her has engaged children for more than a century. This is an illustrated edition from 1919.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll - Macmillan and Co. , 1866
This is possibly the best known children's novel, a fantastical, whimsical tale which grabs reader's imagination and bursts with visual possibility. The story plays with logic, which has made it of lasting popularity with children as well as adults.
The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame - C. Scribner's Sons , 1913
Once told as a series of stories to authors's young son, The Wind in the Willows is one of the best-loved children's stories ever. Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger are going to find yet another audience of young readers and their parents.
by Anna Sewell - Young Folks , 1902
A classical story of a classical time, presenting the story from the perspective of the horse from birth to old age. With a timeless message about kindness to animals, this book will forever be one of the best animal stories ever written.
by Rudyard Kipling - HarperCollins , 1910
Mowgli's days are filled with danger and excitement. He learns about the jungle from the wise old bear, Baloo, and the great black panther, Bagheera. He is befriended by the faithful wolf, Gray Brother, and is carried off by the crafty Monkey-People.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Harper & Brothers , 1915
The most popular pirate story ever written, Treasure Island has been happily devoured by several generations of boys and girls. Jim Hawkins finds himself owner of a map to Treasure Island, where the fabled pirate booty is buried.
Stories Of The Underground Railroad
by Anna L. Curtis - The Island Workshop Press , 1941
This book of boys' and girls' stories will delight readers of all ages. They are 'stories', but they are not imaginary. These men and women, these boys and girls, are real persons and they did these brave deeds herein related.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain - The American Publishing Company , 1876
Tom Sawyer is in a series of adventures along the banks of the Mississippi, and he usually manages to come out on top. The novel raises some questions about identity, and about attitudes to class and race. This book engages readers of all ages.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain - Harper & Brothers , 1912
The story of a teenager who finds himself floating on a raft down the Mississippi River with an escaping slave. In the course of their journey, Huck and Jim meet adventure, danger, and a cast of characters who are sometimes menacing and hilarious.
Tales of Troy and Greece
by Andrew Lang, H. J. Ford - Longmans, Green , 1907
The thrilling collection retells for young readers some of the central tales based on Greek mythology. They'll follow the adventures of Ulysses, behold the amazing Trojan horse, join Jason on his quest for the Golden Fleece, etc.
Stories from The Arabian Nights
by Laurence Houseman, Edmund Dulac - Hodder and Stoughton , 1907
The book includes the story of Ali Baba and the forty thieves, the story of the princess of Deryabar, the magic horse, Aladdin and the wonderful lamp, the fisherman and the genie, the king of the Ebony Isles, Sinbad the sailor, and other stories.