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Heidi

By: Johanna Spyri
adapted by Gail Herman; illustrated by: Lydia Halverson

The story of Heidi was written over one hundred years ago, however, it is far from a period piece. In the Swiss Alps, where it is set, a hundred years is just the blink of an eye. We see in her the daughter...

The Wanderings of Odysseus

By: Rosemary Sutcliff

A master storyteller and an award-winning illustrator evoke the golden age of mythical Greece in this spirited retelling of The Odyssey.From the Hardcover edition.

The Monster at the End of this Book (Sesame Street)

By: Jon Stone
illustrated by: Mike Smollin

Many adults name this book as their favorite Little Golden Book. Generations of kids have interacted with lovable, furry old Grover as he begs the reader not to turn the page—for fear of a monster...


The Poky Little Puppy

By: Janette Sebring Lowrey
illustrated by: Gustaf Tenngren

One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy has sold nearly 15 million copies since 1942, making it one of the most popular children’s books of all time. Now this curious little...

Theater Shoes

By: Noel Streatfeild

Three orphans are forced to enter a theater school by their grandmother, a famous actress. Unable to pay the tuition, they are given scholarships from the now-grown orphans from Ballet Shoes. Will they...

Richard Scarry's Nicky Goes to the Doctor

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

It’s time for Nicky to visit the doctor, and thanks to Richard Scarry’s beloved Busytown characters, this checkup is an exciting adventure of discovery. From seeing how tall he is and having...


Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley
adapted by Larry Weinberg; illustrated by: Ken Barr

Victor Frankenstein learns the secret of producing life, and so, by putting together parts of various corpses, he creates the Frankenstein monster. The monster is huge and disformed, but he means no harm...

srsly Hamlet

By: William Shakespeare and Courtney Carbone

Hamlet, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?!   Imagine: What if Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, and the tragic Ophelia had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation...