The Enchanted Collection: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Secret Garden, Black Beauty, The Wind in the Willows, Little Women (The Heirloom Collection)

By Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, Anna Sewell, Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett

This fantastically illustrated assortment contains 5 vintage masterpieces.

Readers set out with timid Mole as he explores the area, studying approximately braveness and friendship via a sequence of misadventures with Rat, Toad, and Badger within the Wind within the Willows. From the River financial institution, tumble down the rabbit gap with Alice to a madcap global the place nonsense principles in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. From Victorian England, it’s directly to a small New England city in Little ladies, the place Jo March and her 3 sisters fight to accomplish their goals amid the moving roles of ladies within the Civil conflict period. despatched to reside along with her uncle, orphan Mary Lennox uncovers the mysteries of Misselthwaite Manor within the mystery backyard. Readers then trip in the course of the English geographical region and London with a steady, hardworking horse who reports kindness and cruelty by the hands of other masters in Black Beauty.

Whether encountering those loved stories for the 1st or the 50th time, readers will locate appeal during this assortment.

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