Description - Anne of Green Gables by L. Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables is the classic children's book by L M Montgomery, the inspiration for the Netflix Original series Anne with an E. Watch it now!Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are in for a big surprise. They are waiting for an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny, red-haired girl turns up instead. Feisty and full of spirit, Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter. It's not long before Anne finds herself in trouble, but soon it becomes impossible for the Cuthberts to imagine life without 'their' Anne - and for the people of Avonlea to recall what it was like before this wildly creative little girl whirled into town.The Puffin Classics relaunch includes:A Little PrincessAlice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures Through the Looking GlassAnne of Green GablesBlack BeautyHans Andersen's Fairy TalesHeidiJourney to the Centre of the EarthLittle WomenPeter PanTales of the Greek HeroesThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Adventures of King ArthurThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Call of the WildThe Jungle BookThe OdysseyThe Secret GardenThe Wind in the WillowsThe Wizard of OzTreasure IslandL. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island.Other books by L. M. Montgomery:Anne of Green Gables; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of the Island; Anne of Windy Poplars; Anne's House of Dreams; Anne of Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside; Emily of New Moon; Emily Climbs; Emily's Quest; Pat of Silver Bush; Mistress Pat; The Story Girl; The GOlden Road; Kilmeny of the Orchard; The Blue Castle; Magic for Marigold; A Tangled Web; Jane of Lantern Hill
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(178mm x 129mm x 28mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Book Review: Anne of Green Gables by L. Montgomery - Reviewed by Romi Foster (02 Jul 2011)
Though Anne of Green Gables was written a very very long time ago, it seems mostly as if it were only written a very short time ago. The few historical moments, mentioning Slates for writing on and the old picturesque country towns, very few of which you'll be able to find today, it is a true, hearty, country classic, written for every age of every era- it is beautifully written and Anne is one of the most amazing characters and she seems like she would be an amazing friend.
Anne of Green Gables, in this amazing Puffin Classic edition with cover designed by Lauren Child, is the perfect companion for any child or adult, a perfect read for anytime.
Author Biography - L. Montgomery
L. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island. Lauren Child is one of today's most talented and innovative children's writer/illustrators. Winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and the Kate Greenaway Medal, she is best known for creating the characters Clarice Bean and the BAFTA-award-winning Charlie and Lola. She is co-creator of The Princess and the Pea and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.