Publication Date: 1991-10-30
The adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends, in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday
A Bear Called Paddington
Publication Date: 1998-10-26
A very small bear found by Mr. and Mrs. Brown at Paddington station becomes one of the family
Publication Date: 2007-10-04
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village. First published in 1945, the story was dreamed up by Lindgren when her daughter was ill with pneumonia. The author creates a wild, funny, and unusually strong nine-year old that is very independent. Series.
The Dolls' House
Publication Date: 1976-09-30
The activities, sorrows, and joys of a family of dolls living in an old doll house are related from the dolls' point of vie
Publication Date: 1999-10-31
Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him. Very touching story!
Publication Date: 1964-01-01
A Collection of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories
Publication Date: 2004-10-07
Presents eight illustrated selections from Rudyard Kipling's "Just So Stories," which provide fanciful explanations for such mysteries as how the camel got its hump, how the rhinoceros got his skin, and the origin of armadillos
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
Thirteen adventures with Millicent Margaret Amanda including those in which she spends a penny, goes blackberrying, and makes a cosy
Ramona the Pest
Publication Date: 2013-03-19
Ramona meets lots of interesting people in kindergarten class, like Davy whom she keeps trying to kiss and Susan whose springy curls seem to ask to be pulled. Series.
The Real Thief
Publication Date: 1976-01-01
When Gawain the goose is deserted by his friends after being unjustly convicted of stealing from his beloved king, the real thief is tortured by his conscience
The Worst Witch
Publication Date: 2014-08-05
Mildred Hubble is starting her first year at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches — and making a mess of it! She can’t ride her broomstick without crashing, she’s always getting her spells mixed up, and worst of all, the teacher’s pet, Ethel, has just become her sworn enemy. Series.
The Enormous Crocodile
Publication Date: 2009-09-03
The enormous crocodile devises secret plans and a few clever tricks to secure his lunch only to have them foiled by his neighbors
Linnea in Monet's Garden
Publication Date: 1987-10-01
A little girl visits the home and garden of Claude Monet at Giverny, France, and learns about the artist's paintings and his life. The illustrations include photographs of the painter and his family as well as examples of his work
Publication Date: 1988-10-01
Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Publication Date: 2007-06-01
lice's Adventures in Wonderland is the timeless children's story written by Lewis Carroll. Join Alice on her strange and wonderful adventures into the world of the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat, the White Rabbit, and the Hatter. This reproduction includes forty-two illustrations after John Tenniel. Charles Dodgson first told the story to Alice Liddell, age ten, and her two sisters on a picnic trip in 1862. She asked him to write it down for her and although it took him two and a half years, he gave her the finished story in 1864. Dodgson published the book a year later in 1865 under the pen name Lewis Carroll.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Publication Date: 1994-09-07
Can children today imagine a world entirely unplugged and spent out-of-doors when the weather is fair? They – along with their appreciative parents – are able to revisit what that must have been like in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the bildungsroman of a young boy who lives in a fictional town along the Mississippi River in the 19th century. Without TV and video games to occupy his time, Tom – along with his willing comrade Huckleberry Finn, who would get his own novel – gets into scrape after scrape, racking up troubles even as he wins over his sweetheart Becky.
Publication Date: 1993-11-02
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The Princess and the Goblin
Publication Date: 1986-09-15
A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie from the goblin miners who live beneath the castle
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy
The Wizard of Oz
Publication Date: 1994-09-07
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas
Five Children and It
Publication Date: 1999-09-29
When four brothers and sisters discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, they have no way of knowing all the adventures itswish-granting will bring them.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Publication Date: 2003-10-27
Talkative, ten-year-old Rebecca goes to live with her spinster aunts, one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental, with whom she spends seven difficult but rewarding years growing up.
Mystery at School
Publication Date: 2004-06-03
Meet Nan and Burt, and Freddie and Flossie -- two sets of twins in the Bobbsey family. Their adventures have thrilled generations of young readers.
A Little Princess
Publication Date: 1963-01-01
Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London School, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor
Wind in the Willows
Publication Date: 1980-09-15
The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
The Boxcar Children
Publication Date: 1942-01-01
Four orphaned children run away and live in a boxcar, until they are found by their grandfather
Little House in the Big Woods
Publication Date: 1953-10-14
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors
Publication Date: 1997-09-15
An extraordinary English nanny blows in on the East Wind with her parrot-headed umbrella and magic carpetbag and introduces her charges, Jane and Michael, to some delightful people and experiences
Publication Date: 1993-11-23
Determined to make a name for themselves, three adopted sisters living in London train for the ballet and the stage and in the process discover that each has a special talent
Publication Date: 2007-08-14
After Tacy Kelly moves into the house across the street from Betsy Ray, the five-year-olds become inseparable friends
The Black Stallion
Publication Date: 1991-09-10
Young Alec Ramsay is shipwrecked on a desert island with a horse destined to play an important part in his life. Following their rescue their adventure continues in America
Publication Date: 2007-09-18
Lassie is Joe’s prize collie and constant companion. But when Joe’s father loses his job, Lassie must be sold. Three times she escapes from her new owner, and three times she returns home to Joe, until finally she is taken to the remotest part of Scotland—too far a journey for any dog to make alone . . . But Lassie is not just any dog.
Five on a Treasure Island
Publication Date: 2013-09-01
This is the story how the 'Famous Five' came into being, and of their very first adventure together. And what an adventure it was. Involving an island, a ruined castle, an ancient wreck, and a desperate treasure hunt! The children's pluck and resourcefulness saved the family fortunes and made possible many more exciting expeditions for the Five.
The Hundred Dresses
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
Eleanor Estes’s The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn’t and bullies her mercilessly. The class feels terrible when Wanda is pulled out of the school, but by that time it’s too late for apologies. Maddie, one of Wanda’s classmates, ultimately decides that she is "never going to stand by and say nothing again." This powerful, timeless story has been reissued with a new letter from the author’s daughter Helena Estes, and with the Caldecott artist Louis Slobodkin’s original artwork in beautifully restored color.
Le Petit Prince
Publication Date: 2001-09-04
All grown-ups were once children - although few of them remember it.' A pilot forced to crash land in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince who is visiting the Earth from his own small planet with its three volcanoes and a beautiful flower. Through this meeting, the aviator comes to discover many of life's universal truths which illuminate the human condition with all its foibles, cunning and eccentricities. This wonderful and remarkable book will enchant both children and adults alike. It is a strange and wonderful parable for all ages, championing the beauty and wisdom of childhood which fades when one becomes 'a grown up'. Antoine De Saint-Exupery's book has been translated into over 180 languages and sold over 80 million copies. Its magic is in its charm, its simplicity and its truths which speak to people of many nations and generations.
Publication Date: 1999-10-06
The adventures of the debonair mouse Stuart Little as he sets out in the world to seek out his dearest friend, a little bird that stayed for a few days in his family's garden
Publication Date: 2007-02-15
New folks are coming to live in the Big House. The animals of Rabbit Hill wonder if they will plant a garden and thus be good providers
Mistress Masham's Repose
Publication Date: 2004-06-30
Ten-year-old Maria, an orphan living on a crumbling English estate and mistreated by her guardians, meets the descendants of the Lilliputians on an overgrown island and they discover ways to help each other
The School for Cats
Publication Date: 2005-08-31
Jenny Linsky, the famous little black cat of Greenwich Village, has never been to school before. When her master, Captain Tinker, sends her to a boarding school in the country to learn the special knowledge of cats—manners and cooperation—she is a little afraid, among strangers, and so far from home. As soon as she's settled in, taking off the red scarf that makes her feel brave, another student named Pickles, the Fire Cat, is up to his usual mischief, chasing smaller cats with his fire truck hook and ladder. When he chases Jenny, she runs away from school terrified.Series.
Misty of Chincoteague
Publication Date: 2006-12-26
Paul and his sister Maureen's determination to own a pony from the herd on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among the ponies rounded up for the yearly auction
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Publication Date: 2003-11-04
Four English school children enter the magic land of Narnia through the back of a wardrobe and assist Aslan, the golden lion, in defeating the White Witch who has cursed the land with eternal winter
Publication Date: 2003-04-01
The Borrowers—the Clock family: Homily, Pod, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty, to be precise—are tiny people who live underneath the kitchen floor of an old English country manor. All their minuscule home furnishings, from postage stamp paintings to champagne cork chairs, are “borrowed” from the “human beans” who tromp around loudly above them. All is well until Pod is spotted upstairs by a human boy! Can the Clocks stay nested safely in their beloved hidden home, or will they be forced to flee? The British author Mary Norton won the Carnegie Medal for The Borrowers in 1952, the year it was first published in England. This repackaged paperback edition still has the delightful original black-and-white illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush inside. A charmer!
Publication Date: 1999-03-31
Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes
The Little Bookroom
Publication Date: 2003-11-30
Eleanor Farjeon’s stories and poems have been a delight to children for many years, and here she has brought together a new collection of some of her own favorite stories…Storytellers will welcome it." — Library Journal
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized
The Tale of Despereaux
Publication Date: 2006-04-11
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin
The Field Guide
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences. Series.