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The Puffin Book of Classic Children's Stories By Edited by Humphrey Carpenter

The Puffin Book of Classic Children's Stories
by Edited by Humphrey Carpenter

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This anthology introduces children to the children's classics from "Anne of Green Gables" to a "Christmas Carol", offering them an opportunity to use the extracts as a guide to which classics they would enjoy. The book is organised thematically with an introduction by the editor to each section.
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The Puffin Book of Classic Children's Stories by Edited by Humphrey Carpenter

A wide-ranging anthology introducing children to the wealth of children's classics, from A CHRISTMAS CAROL to ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, offering an ideal opportunity to use the 'tasters' as a guide to their book choice. Each extract is satisfying and meaningful in its own right. The collection is chronologically organised, showing the development of children's literature over the last century.

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About Edited by Humphrey Carpenter


Humphrey Carpenter was born in Oxford and still lives there. He joined the BBC after graduation and still broadcasts regularly. He is well-known for his writing for both children and adults - adult titles include biographies of J R R Tolkein, W H Auden and Benjamin Britten, and THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. He is much-loved by children for his popular MR MAJEIKA stories.

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GOR002636250
The Puffin Book of Classic Children's Stories by Edited by Humphrey Carpenter
Edited by Humphrey Carpenter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1997-10-02
416
0140368159
9780140368154
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.