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CBC Online Catalogue : Books for 5 to 8 years : Ladybird Classics

Gullivers Travels.(Reference #0721417523)
Lemuel Gulliver sets sail from Bristol little knowing that he is soon to chance upon adventure in the astonishing land of Lilliput, where the people are only 6 inches tall. His next voyage takes him to a land of towering giants, where even more extraordinary adventures await him! (abridged)

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Gullivers Travels.


The Railway Children. The Railway Children.(Reference #072141656x)
When their father is mysteriosly taken away. Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis have to move with their mother to the country. The nearby railway becomes the centre of their life, not only bringing them fun and adventure, but an important new friend who changes their lives. (abridged)

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The Secret Garden.(Reference #0721416578)
When the orphan Mary Lennox comes to live at Misselthwaite Manor, she finds it filled with gloom and mystery. Her uncle is sad and silent, there are strange cries in the night and there are tales of a secret garden, which Mary is determined to find and unlock. (abridged)

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The Secret Garden.


Swiss Family Robinson. Swiss Family Robinson.(Reference #0721405983)
After their sea voyage ends in shipwreck, a Swiss family of four boys and their mother and father find themselves marooned on a tropical island. Join Fritz, Francis, Ernest and Jack in the adventure of a lifetime as they pit their wits against nature in the struggle to survive in their new island home. (abridged)

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Heidi.(Reference #0721417515)
(abridged).

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Heidi.


King Solomons Mines King Solomons Mines(Reference #072140720X)
Henry Curtis enlists the help of intrepid hunter Allan Quartermain in the search for his long lost brother. The trail leads deep into South Africa, to the lands of the Ancient Kukuane tribe. Can the friends overthrow Twale, the cruel tribal leader, to claim the legendary riches of King Solomon's mines? (abridged)

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A Christmas Carol.(Reference #1729B)
(abridged).

Price: £1.75

A Christmas Carol.


Peter Pan. Peter Pan.(Reference #16594B)
(abridged).

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Treasure Island.(Reference #0721416586)
When Tim Hawkins sets off as cabin boy on the Hispaniola, he looks forward to searching for buried treasure. But he doesn't know what awaits him - spine chilling adventure on Treasure Island and murderous struggles with Long John Silver and his cut throat pirate band. (abridged).

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Treasure Island.


Tales from the Jungle Book. Tales from the Jungle Book.(Reference #0721416551)
Ladybird Classics. Mowgli, the 'man-cub' is raised by wolves in the jungle of India. His friends are Baloo, the bear and Bagheera, the panther. Their enemy is the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Mowgli's life is filled with adventure - and a thrilling chance to become a true hero of the jungle. (abridged).

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The Three Musketeers.(Reference #0721417531B)
Ladybird Classics. D'Antagnon comes to Paris hoping to become a Musketeer and almost at once finds himself caught up in high adventure and intrigue at the royal court. With his new found friends Athos, Porthos and Aramis, D'Artangnan risks his life in the services of the King and Queen. (abridged).

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The Three Musketeers.


What Katy Did. What Katy Did.(Reference #0721411177)
Katy Carr isn't the kind of girl who will sit quietly, like her Aunt Lizzie wishes. Her high spirits land her in trouble at school and at home, until one day a terrible accident turns her world upside down. As her brothers, sisters and their cousin Helen rally round, Katy comes to realise the value of her loving family. (abridged).

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Aesop`s Fables.(Reference #0721417574B)
Fables like The Boy Who Cried 'Wolf', The Tortoise and the Hare, and the Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, are loved today as when they were first told in ancient Greece. This book includes seventeen classic fables. (abridged).

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Aesop`s Fables.


The Wind in the Willows. The Wind in the Willows.(Reference #0721416535)
Ladybird Classic. When Mole discovers the river bank he finds some wonderful new friends - Ratty, Badger and the irrepressible Mr Toad - and a happy world of fun and adventure. And when Toad Hall is taken over by fiendish weasels, the four friends share the most thrilling adventure of all. (abridged).

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Oliver Twist.(Reference #072141754)
Born in the workhouse, the orphaned Oliver Twist has known nothing but hunger and misery. He runs away to London to start a better life, but instead, falls in with the wicked Fagin and his gang of thieves. Just when everything seems hopeless, events take an unexpected turn. (abridged).

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Oliver Twist.


Little Women. Little Women.(Reference #0721409989)
Join the March sisters - beautiful Meg, tomboy Jo, shy musical Beth and little Amy - as they help their mother make ends meet until their father can return from the war. From Meg's first romance to Jo's determined efforts to become a writer, the March family's story is full of the warmth of their happy home. (abridged).

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Tom Sawyer(Reference #0721409776)
Playing truant with his friend, Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer leads a life packed with adventure. In their seemingly sleepy home town on the banks of the Mississippi River, Tom and Huck uncover a murder plot, unearth a fortune in buried treasure, and even find themselves attending their own funeral. (abridged).

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Tom Sawyer


A Little Princess. A Little Princess.(Reference #072140863)
When her father is killed leaving nobody to pay her school fees, Sara Crewe's lifestyle at Miss Minchin's Seminary changes overnight - from pupil to servant. Bullied by the formidable Miss Minchin, Sara struggles to keep her spirits up by pretending to be a princess, until one day her luck takes a turn for the better. (abridged).

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Kidnapped.(Reference #0724140862)
When David Balfour goes to live in his Uncle Ebenezer's tumbledown mansion, he little expects that the miserly old man will arrange to have him kidnapped and sold as a slave. With the help of outlaw, Alan Breck Steward, David escapes and begins the trek home across the Scottish Highlands. (abridged).

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Kidnapped.


Black Beauty. Black Beauty.(Reference #0721416608)
Black Beauty begins life in a loving home. But his owners are forced to sell him and Black Beauty's fortunes change. He is moved from place to place and job to job, often suffering cruel treatment and harsh conditions - until a chance encounter leads to a new turn of events. (abridged).

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The Last of the Mohicans.(Reference #0721407897)
As French and English settles fight for lands around the Hudson River, the native North American tribes join the struggle. Hawk-Eye, and English frontier scout and his Mohican friends Uncas and Changachgooh try to guide two English women to safetly. But, Mayna, leader of the Hurons, is after their scalps. (abridged).

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The Last of the Mohicans.


Around the World in Eighty Days. Around the World in Eighty Days.(Reference #07214 9721)
Ladybird Classic. Eccentric Englishman Phileas Fogg sets out to win a twenty throusand pound bet by travelling round the world in record time. Hotly pursued by the determined Detective Fix, Fogg and his loyal servant, Passepartout, hurtle from one hair raising adventure to the next. But will they make it home in time? (abridged).

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The Adventures of Robin Hood.(Reference #0721417582B)
These three exciting tales - Robin the Outlaw, Little John and the Silver Arrow - tell the thrilling adventures of Robin Hood and his brave and loyal band. Hiding beyond the law in Sherwood Forest, they fight to protect their friends and to outwit their evil Norman foes. (abridged).

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The Adventures of Robin Hood.


The Labours of Hercules. Classic Fables and Legends. The Labours of Hercules. Classic Fables and Legends.(Reference #0721419364)
To complete the twelve labours set be the sly king Eurystheus, Hercules must battle savage beasts and terrifying monsters, pit himself against the forces of nature, and journey to the ends of the earth and beyond. This is a timeless tale of a mighty hero, as thrilling today as it was three thousand years ago. (abridged).

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Alice in Wonderland.(Reference #16543B)
(abridged).

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Alice in Wonderland.


Ali Baba. Ali Baba.(Reference #0721417590B)
Aladdin and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, two tales from the Arabian Nights, are stories filled with mystery, intrigue and exciitement. Aladdin and Ali Baba each make magical discoveries which in turn lead to a wealth of thrilling adventures and wonderous surprises. (abridged).

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