Win: a set of 20 classic children's books worth £154.70!

This summer, Vintage Classics, an imprint of The Random House Group, launches a new list of children’s classics (in print and ebook format) which can be enjoyed by all the family. Vintage Children’s Classics is a beautiful and affordable series of books intended to inspire and nurture a life-long love of reading in children and adults alike.

After undertaking extensive research among 8 to 12 year olds, and the adults who buy books for them, Vintage has come up with the ultimate ingredients for a new series of children’s
classics – from the cover design and back cover copy, to the extra content inside. Each beautifully designed volume will contain exclusive extra ‘Backstory’ material, including quizzes and family activities and fascinating facts about the books and their authors. The series launch titles include:

• The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (£6.99)
• Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (£5.99)
• Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (£5.99)
• The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (£6.99)
• The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon (£7.99)
• Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner (£5.99)
• Five Children and It by E. Nesbit (£5.99)
• I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith (£7.99)
• The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (£5.99)
• Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (£5.99)
• Peter Pan by J.M Barrie (£5.99)
• The Railway Children by E. Nesbit (£5.99)
• The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (£6.99)
• The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier (£6.99)
• Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransom (£7.99)
• Swallowdale by Arthur Ransom (£7.99)
• Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (£5.99)
• What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge (£7.99)
• The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (£5.99)
• The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken (£5.99)

The series is also accompanied by the launch of a dedicated interactive website for Vintage Children’s Classics – – with fun quizzes, downloads and extra material where children will be able to find out more about their favourite characters and stories.


Competition end date: 
Sunday, 9 September 2012 - 12:57am
Congratulations! This competition was won by:
  • peanutmum11