SENSE AND SENSIBILITY IS CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE BEST CLASSIC NOVELS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE. IT IS ONE OF JANE AUSTEN’S BEST WORKS. IT IS A MOVING TALE OF TWO SISTERS WHO EXPERIENCE EVERYTHING THAT WHIRL AROUND EMOTIONS LIKE LOVE, SORROW, BETRAYAL, AND ROMANCE.
AFTER LOSING HER PARENTS, YOUNG MARY LENNOX IS SENT FROM INDIA TO LIVE IN HER UNCLE’S GLOOMY MANSION ON THE WILD ENGLISH MOORS. SHE IS LONELY AND HAS NO ONE TO PLAY WITH BUT ONE DAY SHE LEARNS OF A SECRET GARDEN SOMEWHERE IN THE GROUNDS THAT NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO ENTER. THEN MARY UNCOVERS AN OLD KEY IN A FLOWERBED – AND A GUST OF MAGIC LEADS HER TO THE HIDDEN DOOR. SLOWLY SHE TURNS THE KEY AND ENTERS A WORLD SHE COULD NEVER HAVE IMAGINED.
JONATHAN HARKER IS TRAVELLING TO CASTLE DRACULA TO SEE THE TRANSYLVANIAN NOBLE, COUNT DRACULA. HE IS BEGGED BY LOCALS NOT TO GO THERE, BECAUSE ON THE EVE OF ST GEORGE’S DAY, WHEN THE CLOCK STRIKES MIDNIGHT, ALL THE EVIL THINGS IN THE WORLD WILL COME FULL SWAY. BUT BUSINESS MUST BE DONE, SO JONATHAN MAKES HIS WAY TO THE CASTLE – AND THEN HIS NIGHTMARE BEGINS. HIS BELOVED WIFE MEENA AND OTHER LOST SOULS HAVE FALLEN UNDER THE COUNT’S HORRIFYING SPELL. DRACULA MUST BE DESTROYED . . . WITH AN EXCITING INTRODUCTION BY HOLLY BLACK, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES.
N AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS BY JULES VERNE, PHILEAS FOGG BETS HIS COMPANIONS THAT HE CAN TRAVEL ACROSS THE WORLD IN JUST EIGHTY DAYS AND THE VERY NEXT DAY SETS OUT FROM THE PORT OF DOVER WITH HIS SERVANT PASSEPORTOUT TO ACHIEVE HIS AIM. PASSING THROUGH EXOTIC LANDS AND DANGEROUS PLACES, THEY SEIZE WHATEVER TRANSPORTATION IS AT HAND – WHETHER TRAIN OR ELEPHANT – ALWAYS RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK.THERE ARE MANY ALARMS AND SURPRISES ALONG THE WAY – AND A LAST MINUTE SETBACK THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WINNING AND LOSING. JULES VERNE’S EXCITING ADVENTURE HAS BEEN DELIGHTING GENERATIONS OF READERS OF ALL AGES.
These tales are the perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Charles and Mary Lamb vividly bring to life the power of Hamlet and Othello, the fun of As You Like It and the drama of Pericles. They never lose the feel of his beautiful language and humanity and convey all of his wit and wisdom. These tales are classic literature in their own right.
Following a wild and raging storm, the Swiss family Robinson are stranded at sea. But the thundering waves have swept them off to a tropical island, where a new life awaits them. Their ship is laden with supplies and the island is packed with treasures, so they soon adapt and discover new dangers and delights every day . . .
When Sir Charles Baskerville is found mysteriously dead in the grounds of Baskerville Hall, everyone remembers the ancient legend of the monstrous creature that haunts the moor. The great detective Sherlock Holmes knows that there must be a more rational explanation, but the difficulty is to find it before the hellhound finds him.
ON THE BANKS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, TOM SAWYER AND HIS FRIENDS SEEK OUT ADVENTURE AT EVERY TURN. THEN ONE FATEFUL NIGHT IN THE GRAVEYARD THEY WITNESS A MURDER. THE BOYS MAKE A BLOOD OATH NEVER TO REVEAL THE SECRET, AND THEY RUN AWAY TO BE PIRATES IN SEARCH OF HIDDEN TREASURE. BUT WHEN TOM GETS TRAPPED IN A CAVE WITH SCARY INJUN JOE, CAN HE ESCAPE UNHARMED?
Tommy and his sister Annika have a new neighbor, and her name is Pippi Longstocking. She has crazy red pigtails, no parents to tell her what to do, a horse that lives on her porch, and a flair for the outrageous that seems to lead to one adventure after another!
The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning. Robin Hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies.
Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton are alike in appearance, different in character and in love with the same woman. In the midst of the French Revolution, Darnay, who has fled to London to escape the cruelty of the French nobility, must return to Paris to rescue his servant from death. But he endangers his own life and is captured. Carton may be able to help, but will his resemblance be enough to save Darnay’s life? With an enticing introduction by bestselling author, Roddy Doyle.
very Saturday morning the Greg family goes off to shoot animals and birds. But the girl who lives next door hates hunting.
Now it’s made her so angry she’s PUT THE MAGIC FINGER ON THEM ALL. And very strange things have begun to happen . .
PETER PAN AND TINKERBELL LEAD THE THREE DARLING CHILDREN OVER THE ROOFTOPS OF LONDON AND AWAY TO NEVERLAND – THE ISLAND WHERE THE LOST BOYS PLAY. MAGIC AND MISCHIEF IS IN THE AIR BUT IF VILLAINOUS CAPTAIN HOOK HAS HIS WAY, BEFORE LONG SOMEONE WILL BE SWIMMING WITH THE CROCODILES . . .
GROWN-UP MEG, TOMBOYISH JO, TIMID BETH, AND PRECOCIOUS AMY. THE FOUR MARCH SISTERS COULDN’T BE MORE DIFFERENT. BUT WITH THEIR FATHER AWAY AT WAR, AND THEIR MOTHER WORKING TO SUPPORT THE FAMILY, THEY HAVE TO RELY ON ONE ANOTHER. WHETHER THEY’RE PUTTING ON A PLAY, FORMING A SECRET SOCIETY, OR CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS, THERE’S ONE THING THEY CAN’T HELP WONDERING: WILL FATHER RETURN HOME SAFELY?