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Anne of Green Gables Paperback - 2008

by L. M. Montgomery

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the book that introduced the world to Anne Shirley, this new edition features an Introduction by the award-winning creator of the characters of Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean, and Hubert Horatio Bobton-Trent.


About this book

Anne of Green Gables is the first novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. The story tells of the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in Prince Edward Island.

Like many of her contemporaries, Montgomery did not consider submitting her first novel to a Canadian publisher, convinced that a more lucrative deal could be made with an American firm. The novel was completed in 1905, but was rejected by four major American publishing houses, and it was not until 1907 that Montgomery found a publisher. L.C. Page & Co. finally published Anne of Green Gables in 1908.

Anne of Green Gables has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into more than 30 languages. Following the success of her first novel, Montgomery went on to write seven more books about Anne, following the beloved protagonist through adulthood and motherhood. Several novels in the series have been adapted and made into a successful television miniseries. Montgomery museums, plays, and houses on Prince Edward Island draw international visitors.

Summary

An orphaned girl is sent to live with a family who is expecting a boy.

From the publisher

The celebrated classic about a red-headed orphan and the family who falls in love with her.

The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter, and soon it's impossible to imagine life without her. A favourite classic with cover and introduction by the inimitable Lauren Child, award-winning creator of Clarice Bean and the hugely popular Charlie and Lola series.

First Edition Identification

Anne of Green Gables was first published by L.C. Page & Co. in Boston in 1908. Bound in green cloth, true first editions state “First Impression, April 1908” on the copyright page and contain 8 illustrations by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. In 2009, a first edition of Anne of Green Gables sold for $37,500 at a New York auction.

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  • Title Anne of Green Gables
  • Author L. M. Montgomery
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Reprint
  • Pages 464
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Puffin Books, New York, New York
  • Date 2008-09-11
  • Features Glossary, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
  • ISBN 9780141321592 / 0141321598
  • Weight 0.64 lbs (0.29 kg)
  • Dimensions 6.98 x 5.07 x 1.36 in (17.73 x 12.88 x 3.45 cm)
  • Ages 08 to 12 years
  • Grade levels 3 - 7
  • Reading level 970
  • Themes
    • Chronological Period: 1851-1899
    • Catalog Heading: Classics
    • Cultural Region: Canadian
    • Curriculum Strand: Language Arts/Literature
    • Demographic Orientation: Rural
    • Geographic Orientation: Prince Edward Island
    • Religious Orientation: Christian
    • Topical: Coming of Age
    • Topical: Family
  • Library of Congress subjects Friendship, Adopted children
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC

About the author

L. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island.
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Author L. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island.
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