Sunday, 3 January 2010

1001 children's books... part 28

ages 12+ - part 1...

1. Bertoldo, Bertoldino and Cacasenno by Giulio Cesare Croce & A. Bachieri (Italy) - no
2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (UK) - YES
3. Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift (UK) - YES
4. The adventures of Baron Münchhausen by Gottfried August Bürger (Germany) - no
5. The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Sr (France) - YES
6. The children of the new forest by Captain Frederick Marryat (UK) - no
7. The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (USA) - no
8. The rose and the ring by William Makepeace Thackeray (UK) - no
9. Tom Brown's schooldays by Thomas Hughes (UK) - no
10. The coral island by Robert Michael Ballantyne (UK) - no
11. Eric, or little by little by Frederic W. Farrar (UK) - no
12. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier (France) - no
13. Journey to the centre of the earth by Jules Verne (France) - no
14. The good little devil by Comtesse de Ségur, illus Horace Castelli (France) - no
15. Little women by Louisa May Alcott, illus May Alcott (USA) - YES, & I own a copy... not that I ever intend to re-read it...
16. 20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne (France) - no
17. What Katy did by Susan Coolidge (USA) - no
18. Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne (France) - no
19. Heidi's wandering and learning years by Johanna Spyri (Germany) - YES - it is just Heidi... oh, and I own a copy.
20. The fifth form at St Dominic's by Talbot Baines Reed (UK) - no

21. With Clive in India by George Alfred Henty (UK) - no
22. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson (UK) - no
23. Heart by Edmondo De Amicis (Italy) - no
24. Seven little Australians by Ethel Turner (Australian) - no
25. The prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (UK) - YES


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