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Favourites from childhood

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Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
"Read the whole series more than once"
Dream of Sadler's Wells : Veronica at the Wells   (2 books in 1)
Dream of Sadler's Wells : Veronica at the Wells (2 books in 1)
"Looks like the Sadler's Wells series is now out of print. A real shame. The series was my absolute favourite; read and reread the books dozens of times. Loved Sebastian!"
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery
"A little-known but fabulous book."
The Complete Borrowers: "The Borrowers"; "The Borrowers Afield"; "The Borrowers Afloat"; "The Borrowers Aloft"; "The Borrowers Avenged"; "Poor Stainless"
The Complete Borrowers: "The Borrowers"; "The Borrowers Afield"; "The Borrowers Afloat"; "The Borrowers Aloft"; "The Borrowers Avenged"; "Poor Stainless"
"Another absolute favourite series. The BBC adaptation was good too."
Adventure Series: Island & Castle Bind-up: "The Castle of Adventure" , "The Island of Adventure"
Adventure Series: Island & Castle Bind-up: "The Castle of Adventure" , "The Island of Adventure"
"These in my opinion are the best of Blyton."
The Fantastic Flying Journey
The Fantastic Flying Journey
"A beautifully written and illustrated book."
The Treasury of Oz: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, The Road to Oz, The Emerald City ... of Oz", "The Lost Princess of Oz", "The Tin
The Treasury of Oz: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, The Road to Oz, The Emerald City ... of Oz", "The Lost Princess of Oz", "The Tin
"There was more to Oz than the Wizard!"
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (New Windmills)
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (New Windmills)
"A great story."
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
"A must-read. Plus its sequels."
The Indian in the Cupboard Trilogy: "Indian in the Cupboard", "Return of the Indian", "Secret of the Indian"
The Indian in the Cupboard Trilogy: "Indian in the Cupboard", "Return of the Indian", "Secret of the Indian"
"Loved these. Still can picture my 5th grade teacher reading them to us."
My Teacher Is an Alien
My Teacher Is an Alien
"Great fun."
The Demon Headmaster
The Demon Headmaster
"I cannot stress enough how brilliant this is."
Flossie Teacake's Fur Coat
Flossie Teacake's Fur Coat
"Out of print. A travesty. Every girl dreams of magically been a grown-up. A reality for Flossie when she puts on the coat..."
The House That Sailed Away (Red Fox funny stories)
The House That Sailed Away (Red Fox funny stories)
"All Pat Hutchins' books are a treat. Hard to choose between this, The Mona Lisa Mystery and The Curse of the Egyptian Mummy."
Unreal!: Eight Surprising Stories
Unreal!: Eight Surprising Stories
"Who could forget 'Wonderpants'?"
The BFG
The BFG
"Hard to choose, but my favourite Dahl-Blake concoction."
The Witches
The Witches
"Another Dahl."
Matilda
Matilda
"Who didn't try telekinesis after reading this??"
A Little Princess (Children's Classics)
A Little Princess (Children's Classics)
"Better than the Secret Garden if you ask me. Lovely."
The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set (The Chronicles of Narnia)
The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set (The Chronicles of Narnia)
"Another world to get lost into."
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Penguin Classics)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Penguin Classics)
"Nothing else like it."
The Phoenix and the Carpet (Children's Classics)
The Phoenix and the Carpet (Children's Classics)
"I (controversially) preferred this to the Railway Children."
The 101 Dalmatians
The 101 Dalmatians
"So much better than any film/cartoon version."
The Painted Garden: A Story of a Holiday in Hollywood (Puffin Books)
The Painted Garden: A Story of a Holiday in Hollywood (Puffin Books)
"Any Noel Streatfield is great, but this one was my favourite."
The Worst Witch
The Worst Witch
"And its sequels. Brilliant."