Tuesday, 29 December 2009

1001 children's books... part 15

ages 8+ - part 3...

51. The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame - YES
52. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery & May and William Claus - YES
53. The extraordinary adventures of Massagran by Josep Maria Folch i Torres & Joan García Junceda i Supervia (Spain) - no
54. The secret garden by F Hodgson Burnett & C Robinson - YES
55. The adventures of Gian Burrasca by Vamba (Italy) - no
56. Nesthäkchen by Else Ury (Germany) - no
57. Pollyanna by Eleanor H Porter - oh YES... eek
58. Platero and I by Juan Ramón Jiménez (Spain) - no
59. The young visiters by Daisy Ashford - no
60. The story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - YES
61. Just William by Richmal Crompton & Thomas Henry - no
62. The boxcar children by Gertrude Chandler Warner - no
63. The school at the châlet by Elinor E Brent-Dyer & Nina K Brisley - no
64. The Hardy boys 1: the tower treasure by Franklin W Dixon - no
65. Tintin in the land of the Soviets by Hergé (Belgium) - no, I was an Asterix girl
66. Emil and the detectives by Erich Kästner & Walter Trier (Germany) - YES
67. What Celia says by Elena Fortún & Molina Gallent (Spain) - no
68. Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome - no, and I know I should... someday...
69. The secret of the old clock by Carolyn Keene - no - I was a Trixie Belden girl
70. Kubula and Kuba Kubikula by Vladislav Vančura & Ondřej Sekora (Czechoslovakia) - no
71. The red U: a story for lads by Wilhelm Matthiessen (Germany) - no
72. Little house in the big woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder & Garth Williams - no, no Little House books - the tv series put me off forever.
73. Farmer boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder & G. Williams - no
74. Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter & W Heath Robinson - no
75. Night on the galactic railroad by Kenji Miyazawa & Bryn Barnard (Japan) - no

Total for this lot: 6/25

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