Anne of Green Gables, Paperback Book
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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! 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 Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass Anne of Green Gables Black Beauty Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales Heidi Journey to the Centre of the Earth Little Women Peter Pan Tales of the Greek Heroes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of King Arthur The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Call of the Wild The Jungle Book The Odyssey The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wizard of Oz Treasure Island 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. 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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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Classic
  • ISBN: 9780141321592

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I can’t believe it took me so long to read this book – it was truly excellent. I think this is one of the best classic coming of age stories, with a little bit of everything. I really enjoyed it and look forward to reading the rest of the series.