English Literature Five Children and It




Black Beauty

  •   Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty was an immediate success on its publication in 1877and is one of the most popular children’s books ever written.

978 1 85326 109 1

Five Children and It

  •  E. Nesbit

The grumpy sand-fairy that could, if in the mood, grant a wish a day. When the five children befriend him they find that each granted wish often has a sting in its tail.

978 1 85326 104 6

The Secret Garden

  •   Frances Hodgson Burnett

The three children work astonishing magic in themselves and those around them.The Secret Garden is one of the best-loved stories of all time.

978 1 85326 124 4

Oliver Twist

  •  Charles Dickens

With an Introduction and Notes by Ella Westland Illustrations by George Cruikshank

For any reader wishing to delve into the works of the great Victorian literary colossus, Oliver Twist is, without doubt, an essential title.

978 1 85326 012 4

Barnaby Rudge

  •   Charles Dickens

Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne and George Cattermole New Introduction by Cedric Watts,

This vivid historical and political novel by Dickens, targets prejudice, intolerance, religious bigotry and nationalistic fervor, together with the villains who exploit these for selfish ends.

978 1 85326 739 0

The Red &The Black

  •   Stendahl

Translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff (revised by Moya Longstaffe) With an Introduction and Notes by Moya Longstaffe

The Red and the Black offers a lively and detailed picture of social and political life in the provinces and in Paris towards the end of the 1820s.

978 1 84022 583 9