Orphan Anne has always dreamed of being part of a proper family. So when she's chosen to go and live with the Cuthberts, life looks grand. But the Cuthberts wanted a little boy to help them on Green Gables farm, not a girl. They cannot keep her.
Anne Shirley, a young orphan girl is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who have a farm on Prince Edward Island. Although they had intended to adopt a boy to help them tend to the farm, they keep her on. As Anne makes her way with the Cuthberts, in school and within the town, she brings unexpected happiness and joy through good times and bad.
About the Series:
Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.
Lucy Maud Montgomery was a popular Canadian author in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She is know for her novels, poetry, and short stories. Some of her well know titles are Anne of Avonlea, Kilmeny of the Orchard and Pat of Silver Bush. She died in 1942.
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