Great Girl Stories

Great Girl Stories : A Treasury of Favorites from Children's Literature

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Bringing together all of the most popular girl characters from children's literature, this gorgeous anthology features feisty heroines such as Ramona Quimby, Alice in Wonderland, Pippi Longstocking, and Anne of Green Gables. The attractively illustrated extracts offer the perfect introduction to stories that have enchanted generations of young girls.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 190.5 x 264.16 x 12.7mm | 929.86g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • 0753452073
  • 9780753452073

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Publishers WeeklyGirls will likely enjoy the excerpts from 16 stories gathered by Rosemary Sandberg in The Kingfisher Book of Great Girl Stories and illustrated by a variety of children's book artists. Children's LiteratureAs a way of introducing some favorite girl storybook heroines, this book works well...The notes on the authors at the end of the book are both intriguing and informative. Children's Literatureprovide a taste of the children's book classic and will hopefully send readers, both girls and boys, to the original work.show more

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32 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 38% (12)
4 25% (8)
3 31% (10)
2 6% (2)
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