Anne of Avonlea

L. M. Montgomery
Illustrated by Anna C. Leplar

Produced in series with Anne of Green Gables, this book sees L. M. Montgomery’s celebrated heroine growing into adulthood. Anne Shirley becomes a teacher and helps to raise young twins, but she remains the impulsive, imaginative heroine beloved by readers the world over.

‘The dearest and most moving and delightful child since the immortal Alice’

  1. Mark Twain 

In her 1908 novel, Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery created one of the best-loved heroines in children’s literature. Spirited and open-hearted, impulsive and determined, Anne Shirley is admired the world over. In this sequel, a teenaged Anne becomes a teacher and helps her guardian, Marilla, to raise six-year-old orphaned twins. While she thrives in her new grown-up roles, Anne is still impetuous and wilful – and prone to anxiety over her freckled nose. Anna C. Leplar’s charming illustrations show a young woman whose efforts to be sophisticated are often thwarted by finding herself in embarrassing scrapes.

Bound in blocked cloth

Set in Fournier

240 pages

Frontispiece and 8 colour illustrations, 7 black & white tailpieces

Plain slipcase

9˝ x 6¾˝

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