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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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Little Women

Availability: 10-12 Day Delivery
€13.50

Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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Time is running out for Mrs Frisby. She must move her family of mice before the farmer destroys their home. But her youngest son, Timothy, is too ill to survive the move. Help comes in the unexpected form of a group of mysterious, super-intelligent rats.
€10.80

Peter Duck

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'Why do they call him Black Jake? Is it because of his hair?' Titty asked. 'Because of his heart' said Peter Duck. The Swallows and Amazons, as well as Captain Flint and the ancient able seaman Peter Duck, set sail on the Wild Cat bound for the Channel.
€10.80

Pippi Longstocking Small

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Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children the world over. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child, known to children everywhere as the creator of Charlie and Lola, and winner of the Kate Greenaway and Nestle Gold Awards.
€12.15

Song of Seven

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€17.55

Swallowdale

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'Ahoy! Ahoy! Swallows! Ahoy!' Have you ever sailed in a boat or built a camp? Have you caught trout and cooked it yourself? The four Swallows, John, Susan, Titty and Roger return to the lake full of such plans and they can't wait to meet up with Nancy and Peggy, the Amazon Pirates.
€10.80

Swallows and Amazons

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The Walker children - also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship's Boy Roger - set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat Island. There they camp under open skies, swim in clear water and go fishing for their dinner. But their days are disturbed by the Blackett sisters, the fierce Amazon pirates.
€10.80

Swiss Family Robinson

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€6.75

The Borrowers

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Arrietty's father, Pod, was an expert Borrower. He could scale curtains using a hatpin, and bring back a doll's teacup without breaking it. Girls weren't supposed to go borrowing but as Arrietty was an only child her father broke the rule, and then something happened which changed their lives.
€10.80

The Diary of Anne Frank

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An abridged edition that gives younger readers their first introduction to the extraordinary diary of an ordinary girl who has long become a household name. It features line drawings, family photographs, and an Afterword to explain why the Diary ends so abruptly.
€10.80