When an old sea Captain named Billy Bones leaves behind a mysterious chest at Jim Hawkins' parents inn, Jim discovers a map to the legendary Treasure Island!
Fingers keepers, right?
Jim sets sail to Treasure Island with Long John Silver and his ragtag crew but can they be trusted?
Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion whom she meets on the way, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure.
Born into the world with her story already written and woven with bad luck, Adeline turns her attention to school, where she discovers that she is a talented writer, much to Father's disapproval.
'Writer! You are going to starve!'
But with a pen in her hand, she can't help but wonder what it would be like to be a writer - no, an author! It won't be easy, but Adeline must have the courage to rewrite her story...
Young Mowgli escapes the vicious jaws of the growling tiger Shere Khan and is adopted by Father Wolf.
‘A brave heart and a courteous tongue,’ said he. ‘They shall carry thee far through the Jungle.’
As Mowgli grows up, Baloo the Bear and Bagheera the Panther teach him the Law of the Jungle, and so his extraordinary adventures begin...
Christmas won't be the same this year in the March household, with Father at war and Mother struggling to make ends meet. But even though times are tough, the March sisters' spirits remain high!
'Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.'
Together, through love, heartache, and a 'misplaced' manuscript, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy learn that growing up and into the 'little women' society expects them to be is going to be much harder than they thought...
The Darling children's lives take an extraordinary turn when Peter Pan loses his shadow in their nursery...
'Second to the right, and straight on till morning.'
Soaring over a sleepy London and through twinkling stars, Peter Pan and Tinker Bell lead Wendy, Michael, and John Darling on a brilliant adventure to Neverland, where pirates, mermaids, and the Lost Boys play!
With magic in the air, it all seems too good to be true until the Darling children meet Capitan Hook and his terrible crew and their tick tick ticking crocodile...
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Father is in trouble, and Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis have to leave their home in London and go into hiding in the countryside.
'Boys and girls are only little men and women. And we are much harder and hardier than they are.'
Each day, the children run down to the nearby railway station, where they say good morning to the Station Master and hello to Perks the Porter and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father.
Little do they know that the stranger on board the 9:15 a.m. train might be able to help track him down...
School spells trouble for Mildred Hubble!
Disaster-prone Mildred is a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's making an awful mess of it. She keeps getting her spells wrong and crashing her broomstick. And when she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet into her worst enemy, chaos ensues...