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One of 5 special Puffin Classics created in collaboration with the V & A, with exquisite cover designs from their William Morris collection.
This new hardback edition of the much-loved story of orphan Anne Shirley has been created in partnership with the world-famous V & A Museum, and has an exquisite cover design from their original William Morris collection.
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are in for a big surprise. They are waiting for an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny, red-haired girl turns up instead. Feisty and full of spirit, Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter. It's not long before Anne finds herself in trouble, but soon it becomes impossible for the Cuthberts to imagine life without 'their' Anne - and for the people of Avonlea to recall what it was like before this wildly creative little girl whirled into town.
About the Author
L. M. Montgomery, known as Maud, was born on Prince Edward Island, off the coast of Canada, in 1874. Maud’s mother died when she was just a baby and so she had a rather unhappy childhood growing up in the care of her strict grandparents. She was just sixteen when she had her first poem published. As a young woman she worked as a teacher and although she didn’t enjoy it much it gave her lots of time to write. Maud wrote hundred of short stories, poems and novels throughout her life but it was the hugely popular Anne of Green Gables and its sequels that made her famous. She died in 1942.
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 3rd April 2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.3 x 14.1 x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1