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Favourite Stories of Courageous Girls: inspiring heroines from classic children's books

Favourite Stories of Courageous Girls: inspiring heroines from classic children's books

by Louisa May Alcott


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on March 3, 2020


This wonderful anthology features the stories of some of the best-loved heroines in children's books. From Jo March who sells her hair to raise money for her family, to George's single-minded commitment to protecting her island in The Famous Five to Bobbie's quick-thinking action that prevents a train crash in The Railway Children, these girls demonstrate courage beyond their years.

Each of the 24 chapters contains an introduction about the courageous girl featured and a satisfying extract from the original book. These fictional heroines will inspire young readers with their stories of expectations defied, fears faced and obstacles overcome. This collection is also bound to tempt readers to discover these classic novels for themselves.

Classic novels featured include Little Women, Anne of Green Gables, Five on a Treasure Island, The Railway Children, Jane Eyre, A Little Princess, Pollyanna and The Wizard of Oz, as well as beloved fairy tales from diverse cultures such as The Snow Queen, Kate Crackernuts and White Chrysanthemum.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444952315
Publisher: Hachette Children's
Publication date: 03/03/2020
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 876,792
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Authors featured are:
L M Alcott
L Frank Baum
Hans Christian Andersen
E Nesbit
Charlotte Bronte
Joseph Jacobs
Kate Douglas Wiggin
Enid Blyton
Yei Theodora Ozaki
Dorothy Canfield
Lewis Carroll
Maive Stokes
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Brothers Grimm
Eleanor H Porter
L M Montgomery
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Emily Bronte
Mary de Morgan