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'Now then,' thought Abigail, 'something very weird has happened to me. I'm in the last century. I don't know why, and that doesn't matter. I've got to get back.'

'Now then,' thought Abigail, 'something very weird has happened to me. I'm in the last century. I don't know why, and that doesn't matter. I've got to get back.'

Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past.

Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780670076864

    March 20, 2013

    Viking (AU YR)

    256 pages

    RRP $19.99

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Playing Beatie Bow Popular Penguin
The Harp in the South Trilogy
Playing Beatie Bow: Popular Penguins
The Harp in the South: Popular Penguins
The Harp in the South Trilogy PMC
My Sister Sif
Fishing in the Styx ePub
Power of Roses
A Fence Around the Cuckoo
Fence Around The Cuckoo
Playing Beatie Bow
The Frost & the Fire

Recommendations

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief
A Fortunate Life
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Artemis Fowl
The Beast of Hushing Wood
The Last Straw: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK3)
One Photo
Soon
Too Many Elephants in this House
Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics
The Witches
The Boy and the Spy
Anne Of Green Gables: Pantone Classic
Dracula
Complete Children's Cookbook
Mr Romanov's Garden in the Sky
The Alice Stories: Our Australian Girl
Our Australian Girl: The Nellie Stories
Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda
An Abundance Of Katherines