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Children's classics to read aloud

Author: Edward Blishen
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A collection of excerpts from classics in children's literature, including "Tom Sawyer," "The Secret Garden," and "Charlotte's Web."
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Blishen
ISBN: 1856978257 9781856978255
OCLC Number: 26314102
Description: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Under the hill (from Hobbit) / J.R.R. Tolkien --
Transformation scene (from Vice versa) / F. Anstey --
Through the door (from Tom's midnight garden) / Philippa Pearce --
Emperor's new clothes) / Hans Christian Andersen; retold by Edward Blishen --
Who'll teach Smith to read? (from Smith) / Leon Garfield --
Mr. Toad on the run (from Wind in the willows) / Kenneth Grahame --
Invisible child (from Tales from the Moomin Valley) / Tove Jansson --
Tom's Monday morning (from Adventures of Tom Sawyer) / Mark Twain --
Horror in the pit (from Pit and the pendulum) / Edgar Allan Poe --
Alice meets the duchess (from Alice in Wonderland) Lewis Carroll. Jim fights Israel Hands (from Treasure Island) / R.L. Stevenson --
Wilbur's escape (from Charlotte's web) / E.B. White --
The wager (from Call of the wild) / Jack London --
Up the zigzag (from Moonfleet) / J. Meade Falkner - Arietty is seen (from Borrowers) / Mary Norton --
Along the yellow brick road (from Wizard of Oz) / L. Frank Baum --
Elephant's child (from Just so stories / Rudyard Kipling --
Ransom of Red Chief / O. Henry --
A new home (from Black Beauty) / Anna Sewell --
Garden discovered (from Secret garden) / Frances H. Burnett.
Responsibility: selected by Edward Blishen.
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A collection of excerpts from classics in children's literature, including "Tom Sawyer," "The Secret Garden," and "Charlotte's Web."

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