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Anne of Green Gables: Three Volumes in One: Anne of Green Gables / Anne of Avonlea / Anne's House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables Bks 1, 2, 5)
Anne of Green Gables Three Volumes in One Anne of Green Gables / Anne of Avonlea / Anne's House of Dreams - Anne of Green Gables Bks 1, 2, 5 Author:L. M. Montgomery Anne (with an "e" of course) starts out as a mistake. The elderly Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert had planned on adopting a boy to help Matthew with the chores on their Prince Edward Island farm. What are they to do with the red-haired, high-spirited girl who arrives instead? — Anne Shirley, with her boundless imagination and heart, slowly... more » brings joy into the narrow lives of those around her, and into the lives of readers who have delighted in her adventures since Lucy Maud Montgomery began writing about her in 1905.
Anne's courage, her enthusiasm, and her ability to love, have made her one of literature's most beloved characters in Canada and around the world.
This beautifully illustrated volume, with a foreword by Kate Macdonald Butler, one of L. M. Montgomery's grandchildren, is a treasure for those who find in Anne a familiar friend as well as for those who are discovering this "kindred spirit" for the first time.« less
Dallas L. (dallaslaughs) reviewed Anne of Green Gables: Three Volumes in One: Anne of Green Gables / Anne of Avonlea / Anne's House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables Bks 1, 2, 5) on
Helpful Score: 3
One of my favorite series of all time. I have a small complaint with this particular edition. Nowhere does it indicate *which* three volumes are included. I assumed it would be the first three books of the sequence, but not so. The three in this book are "Anne of Green Gables", "Anne of Avonlea", and "Anne's House of Dreams." It skips over "Anne of the Island," and that's the book where all the good stuff happens.
Beth R. (betra) reviewed Anne of Green Gables: Three Volumes in One: Anne of Green Gables / Anne of Avonlea / Anne's House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables Bks 1, 2, 5) on + 12 more book reviews
This compendium would be better if it included all of the stories. There seems to be a book missing somewhere before the last one which interrupts the flow of the storyline.
An enjoyable classic, nevertheless, but if you are sharing with a youngster be warned that there is a lot of vocabulary and verbosity. It is hard to read out loud, due to the main character's tendency to ramble on.
I already loved the story. Now I love this book & plan to read more by the author. However there is such a jump between the 2nd & 3rd novel it left me feeling like I missed something. Now I will have to track down the other novels!
Anne is an imaginative, fiery red-headed, 10 yr old orphan who is accidentally sent to the Cuthberts, instead of the boy they thought they were getting.
What follows are the misadventures of her adolescence, full of laughter & a few tears.
Anne is such an inspiring character, reminding us to look at life with the glass half full. I loved reading about her growing up on Prince Edward Island & now want to go there someday to see it's beauty for myself.
Truly a classic to be shared with my granddaughter & passed down.