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Children's Classics

Here you'll find some of the bestselling children's books of all time - recommended for confident readers, or for reading aloud to younger children.

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Black Beauty

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Black Beauty is the prettiest young horse in the meadows, and spends many happy days under the apple trees with his friends Ginger and Merrylegs. But this easy life comes to an end when Beauty is sold and goes from farm to inn to cabhorse in London, enduring rough treatment from foolish and careless masters.
€8.10

The Giver

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. This is the first book that really moved me and gave me that 'book-thirst'. (Lisa Corr, Grafton St)
€9.45

Anne of Green Gables: Centenary Edition

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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.
€10.80

Charlotte's Web

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Tells the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur and of Wilbur's dear friend, Charlotte A Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider.
€9.45

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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Nine-year-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the 'Fury'? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With'? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone.
€10.80

The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit

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Peter Rabbit and his cousin, Benjamin Bunny, along with their extensive family, get into all sorts of mischief as they sneak into Mr McGregor's garden, narrowly avoid being turned into rabbit pie and outsmart the wily and cunning fox, Mr Tod. This collection brings together the four original stories which feature the mischievous little rabbit.
€17.55

The Hobbit

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The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure. A timeless classic.
€10.80

Little Women

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Christmas won't be the same this year for Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, as their father is away fighting in the Civil War, and the family has fallen on hard times. But though they may be poor, life for the four March sisters is rich with colour, learn from their mistakes, nurse each through sickness and disappointments, and get into all sorts of trouble.
€8.10

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time Read. When I was eight, this great book introduced me to a world where wardrobes can lead you to a magic land. Impressive - what next? (Olivia Clear, Stillorgan)
€9.45

Where's Wally? The Wonder Book

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Join the hunt for Wally. Take the Wally challenge and go up and down the Corridors of Time, wander the Fantastic Flower Garden, witness the Mighty Fruit Fight, visit Clown Town and see many other Wonderlands.
€10.80