Classic Starts®: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Classic Starts® Series)

Classic Starts®: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Classic Starts® Series)

Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.

No child is too young to appreciate the amazing deductive powers of the world's smartest detective. These easy-to-read Sherlock Holmes stories provide the perfect introduction to the super sleuth and his friend and assistant, Dr. Watson. Among the intriguing tales: "A Scandal in Bohemia," Holmes's first encounter with the mysterious Irene Adler; "The Red-Headed League"; "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons" and others.

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White Fang (Classic Starts Series)

White Fang (Classic Starts Series)

Half wolf, half dog, White Fang fully understands the cruelty of both nature and humans. After nearly starving to death during the frigid Arctic winter, he’s taken in first by a man who “trains” him through constant whippings, and then by another who forces him to participate in vicious dogfights. Follow White Fang as he overcomes these obstacles and finally meets someone who offers him kindness and love.

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Classic Starts®: Treasure Island (Classic Starts® Series)

Classic Starts®: Treasure Island (Classic Starts® Series)

Every child deserves an appealing introduction to the classics, with age-appropriate text and beautiful art throughout. That’s exactly what this Classic Starts™ provides. Welcome to the world of TREASURE ISLAND!

The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve—all at an incomparable price.

Pirates, buried treasure, and action aplenty—that's what's served up in this fine story, mates, and kids will eat it up. After Jim Hawkins finds the map to a mysterious treasure, he sets sail in search of the fortune. Little does he realize he's boarded a pirate ship, and that surprises and danger await him . . . including a meeting with the unforgettable Long John Silver.

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The Swiss Family Robinson (Classic Starts Series)

The Swiss Family Robinson (Classic Starts Series)

A shipwreck; a deserted island; a single family, wondering if they can survive. Rich in suspense and surprises, The Swiss Family Robinson entices young readers to come along on a wonderful adventure, where each moment brings a new thrill. Featuring amazingly resourceful characters and a wondrous landscape bursting with exotic wildlife and plants, it’s an irresistible tale of ingenuity.


Book Details:
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Publication Date: 2/1/2007
  • Pages: 160
  • Reading Level: Age 7 and Up

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Classic Starts®: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Classic Starts® Series)

Classic Starts®: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Classic Starts® Series)

Jules Verne’s classic science fiction fantasy carries its hero—Professor Aronnax of the Museum of Paris—on a thrilling and dangerous journey far below the waves to see what creatures live in the ocean’s depths. In the process, Verne imagined a vessel that had not yet been invented: the submarine.

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Classic Starts®: The Odyssey (Classic Starts® Series)

Classic Starts®: The Odyssey (Classic Starts® Series)

Homer's epic tale of the warrior Odysseus's decades-long struggle to return home after the Trojan War is simply and beautifully retold, with all the drama intact. Young readers will thrill at Odysseus's adventures with the man-eating Cyclops; the enchantress Circe, who turns his crew into pigs; and the angry sea god Poseidon.

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Classic Starts®: Peter Pan (Classic Starts® Series)

Classic Starts®: Peter Pan (Classic Starts® Series)

“All children grow up. All except one.” That special child is Peter Pan, and since making his debut on the stage in 1904, this eternal youth has carried boys and girls off to magical, marvelous Neverland. It’s a trip that all kids want to make, and with this easy-to-read version of the classic, everyone can fly “second to the right, and straight on till morning” with Peter. Along with Wendy, John, and Michael Darling, they’ll meet the fairy Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys, and the menacing Captain Hook.

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Classic Starts®: Frankenstein (Classic Starts® Series)

Classic Starts®: Frankenstein (Classic Starts® Series)

Mary Shelley’s tragic story of a scientist who created a monster is perhaps even more compelling and meaningful today than when it was written nearly two centuries ago. From the bits and pieces of dead bodies, and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life—only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused.

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The Story of King Arthur & His Knights (Classic Starts)

The Story of King Arthur & His Knights (Classic Starts)

From the sword in the stone and the founding of Camelot to the famed Round Table and the Lake of Enchantment, the legend of King Arthur will never lose its magic. Though simpler, this version includes all the wonderful stories—such as King Arthur’s winning of Guenievere and Merlin’s tragic downfall at the hands of the evil Vivien.

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