Anne of Green Gables

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Penguin UK, Aug 7, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 464 pages
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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!

The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter, and soon it's impossible to imagine life without her.

A favourite classic with cover and introduction by the inimitable Lauren Child, award-winning creator of Clarice Bean and the hugely popular Charlie and Lola series.


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♥ Favorite Piece of Fiction EVER!!! ♥

User Review  - Leorah -

Yes, I am titling this as my favorite piece of fiction ever! Or EVER!!!. ;) Anne is the most adorable, lovable, imaginative, accident prone girl you can imagine and there is not a fictional character ... Read full review

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book as expected bought for my daughter! Read full review

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Mrs Rachel Lynde is Surprised
Matthew Cuthbert is Surprised
Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised
Morning at Green Gables
Annes History
Marilla makes up her Mind
Anne says her Prayers
Annes Bringingup is Begun
A New Departure in Flavourings
Anne is Invited Out to
Anne comes to Grief in an Affair of Honour
Miss Stacy and her Pupils get up a Concert
Matthew insists on Puffed Sleeves
The Story Club is Formed
Vanity and Vexation of Spirit
An Unfortunate Lily Maid

Mrs Rachel Lynde is Properly Horrified
Annes Apology
Annes Impressions of Sunday School
A Solemn Vow and Promise
The Delights of Anticipation
Annes Confession
A Tempest in the School Teapot
Diana is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results
A New Interest in Life
Anne to the Rescue
A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession
A Good Imagination Gone Wrong
An Epoch in Annes Life
The Queens Class is Organized
Where the Brook and River Meet
The Pass List is
The Hotel Concert
A Queens Girl
The Winter at Queens
The Glory and the Dream
The Reaper whose Name is Death
The Bend in the Road

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About the author (2008)

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.

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