Children's Classics to Read Aloud

Children's Classics to Read Aloud


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Children's Classics to Read Aloud by Edward Blishen, Yvonne Gilbert

Selections from favorite stories both old and new and from countries around the world have been included. Each selection or extract is accompanied by a brief introduction that provides parents and teachers with the background to the story.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753456866
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Series: Classic Collections Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 1.11(w) x 1.11(h) x 1.11(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Edward Blishen won the Carnegie Medal with Leon Garfield for the God Beneath the Sea (1970). For Kingfisher he has compiled several collections in the Treasury of Stories series and Children's Classics to Read Aloud.

Table of Contents

Under The Hill (20 minutes) from The Hobbit8
Transformation Scene (35 minutes) from Vice Versa23
Through The Door (15 minutes) from Tom's Midnight Garden44
The Emperor's New Clothes (8 minutes)56
Who'll Teach Smith To Read? (15 minutes) from Smith63
Mr. Toad On The Run (25 minutes) from The Wind in the Willows75
The Invisible Child (18 minutes) from Tales from Moomin Valley89
Tom's Monday Morning (20 minutes) from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer102
Horror In The Pit (15 minutes) from The Pit and the Pendulum118
Alice Meets A Duchess (15 minutes) from Alice in Wonderland128
Jim Fights Israel Hands (15 minutes) from Treasure Island139
Wilbur's Escape (13 minutes) from Charlotte's Web151
The Wager (10 minutes) from The Call of the Wild160
Up The Zigzag (15 minutes) from Moonfleet168
Arrietty Is Seen (10 minutes) from The Borrowers178
Along The Yellow Brick Road (18 minutes) from The Wizard of Oz185
The Elephant's Child (15 minutes) from Just So Stories199
The Ransom Of Red Chief (18 minutes)210
A New Home (15 minutes) from Black Beauty225
The Garden Discovered (20 minutes) from The Secret Garden237
Word Guide252

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