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Black Beauty

Black Beauty  

Anna Sewell and Adrienne E. Gavin (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 November 2012
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923531
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199608522.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199608522
‘I have heard men say, that seeing is believing; but I should say that feeling is believing.’ Anna Sewell's famous ‘Autobiography of a Horse, published in 1877, is one of the bestselling ... More
Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous  

Rudyard Kipling and Leonee Ormond (ed.)

Published in Print: 
09 October 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923005
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199554836.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199554836
Harvey Cheyne is the over-indulged son of a millionaire. When he falls overboard from an ocean liner he is rescued by a Portuguese fisherman and, initially against his will, joins the crew ... More
The Jungle Books

The Jungle Books  

Rudyard Kipling and W. W. Robson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 June 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920660
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536450.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199536450
The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children. But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling’s philosophy of life ... More
Just So Stories for Little Children

Just So Stories for Little Children  

Rudyard Kipling and Lisa Lewis (ed.)

Published in Print: 
29 January 2009
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16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921438
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538607.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199538607
How did the camel get his hump? Why won't cats do as they are told? Who invented reading and writing? How did an inquisitive little elephant change the lives of elephants everywhere. ... More
Kim

Kim  

Rudyard Kipling and Alan Sandison (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 June 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920677
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536467.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199536467
Kim (1901) is one of Kipling's masterpieces. Through the story of the young orphan Kimball O’Hara, and his vocation in the Secret Service, Kipling presents a vivid picture of India, its ... More
The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda (2 ed.)  

Anthony Hope and Nicholas Daly (ed.)

Published in Print: 
20 February 2020
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920271
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198841098.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780198841098
‘If love were the only thing, I would follow you-in rags if need be ... But is love the only thing?’ Anthony Hope's The Prisoner of Zenda is a swashbuckling adventure set in Ruritania, a ... More
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden  

Frances Hodgson Burnett and Peter Hunt (ed.)

Published in Print: 
10 March 2011
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16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923470
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199588220.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199588220
‘It was the garden that did it – and Mary and Dickon and the creatures – and the Magic.’ An orphaned girl, a grim moorland manor with hundreds of empty rooms, strange cries in the night, a ... More
Tom Brown's Schooldays

Tom Brown's Schooldays  

Thomas Hughes and Andrew Sanders (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 June 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921001
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199537303.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199537303
abstract A classic of Victorian literature, and one of the earliest books written specifically for boys, Tom Brown’s Schooldays has long had an influence ... More
Treasure Island

Treasure Island  

Robert Louis Stevenson and Peter Hunt (ed.)

Published in Print: 
13 January 2011
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923265
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199560356.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199560356
There were only seven out of the twenty-six on whom we knew we could rely; and out of those seven one was a boy.’ When a mysterious seafarer puts up at the Admiral Benbow, young Jim Hawkins ... More
Victorian Fairy Tales

Victorian Fairy Tales  

Michael Newton (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 May 2016
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920042
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198737599.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780198737599
The Queen and the bat had been talking a good deal that afternoon...' The Victorian fascination with fairyland vivified the literature of the period, and led to some of the most imaginative ... More
The Water-Babies

The Water-Babies  

Charles Kingsley, Brian Alderson (ed.), and Robert Douglas-Fairhurst (ed.)

Published in Print: 
10 September 2014
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923777
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199685455.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199685455
‘This is all a fairy tale…and, therefore, you are not to believe a word of it, even if it is true.’ The Water-Babies (1863) is one of the strangest and most powerful children's stories ever ... More
The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows  

Kenneth Grahame and Peter Hunt (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 July 2010
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923302
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199567560.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199567560
‘Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. ’ So says Rat to Mole, as he introduces him to the delights ... More

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