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The Vancouver Sun Classic Children's Book Collection

The Vancouver Sun Classic Children's Book Collection is a set of 32 novels published by The Vancouver Sun from 2004-2005. The novels could only be purchased by presenting a coupon from the newspaper and paying the stated amount of money to a store which sold the novel. The first novel, The Jungle Book, was offered for free when its coupon was presented. The series was intended to be read by children to increase interest in reading.

The novels in the series are listed here:

# Title Author First Published Vancouver Sun Edition Published
1 The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling 1894 2004
2 The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett 1911 2004
3 Frankenstein Mary Shelley 1818 2004
4 Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery 1911 2004
5 Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift 1726 2004
6 The Swiss Family Robinson Johann David Wyss 1812 2004
7 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll 1865 2004
8 Peter Pan James Mathew Barrie 1937 2004
9 A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens 1843 2004
10 Grimm's Fairy Tales Jacob Grimm 1823 2004
11 Little Women Louisa May Alcott 1868 2004
12 20000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne 1870 2004
13 The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame 1908 2004
14 Oliver Twist Charles Dickens 1837-1838 2004
15 Pinocchio Carlo Collodi 1882 2004
16 Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe 1719 2004
17 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Lyman Frank Baum 1900 2004
18 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain 1884 2004
19 The Story of Dr. Dolittle Hugh Lofting 1920 2004
20 The Borrowers Mary Norton 1952 2004
21 Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson 1883 2005
22 Black Beauty Anna Sewell 1877 2005
23 The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas, père 1844 2005
24 Ballet Shoes Noel Streatfeild 1936 2005
25 Rip Van Winkle Washington Irving 1905 2005
26 The Indian in the Cupboard Lynne Reid Banks 1980 2005
27 The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle 1902 2005
28 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain 1876 2005
29 The Scarlet Pimpernel Baroness Orczy 1913 2005
30 Bedknobs and Broomsticks Mary Norton 1945 2005
31 Ivanhoe Walter Scott 1791 2005
32 Moby-Dick Herman Melville 1851 2005

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