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by Various
A plot to kidnap Santa Claus; a method of dealing with difficult relatives; a detective thriller and a fairy tale - just a few of the festive treats from this diverse collection of Christmas-set stories. A journey through both the lighter and darker sides of the holiday season.
- Length: 110 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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by Various
A selection of landmark stories that have helped to shape American literature. Includes works by Herman Melville, Mark Twain and Edith Wharton.
- Length: 201 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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by Various
A selection of the best stories from over one hundred years of English literature including works by Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde and Robert Louis Stevenson.
- Length: 154 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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by Various
The short story genre has a proud history of shattering readers' perceptions with an unexpected final paragraph. Here we present a group of the most surprising and devious twists - from the tragic to the humorous by way of the downright sinister.
- Length: 96 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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by Various
You've seen the film, now read the story. This selection focuses on classic stories that have influenced films. While some celluloid counterparts are simple translations to screen, many add interesting ideas of their own - through a particularly imaginative realisation (The Happy Prince), an expansion (Sleepy Hollow) or an unexpected reworking (Ruthless People).
- Length: 126 pages
- Age Rating: PG