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Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold: Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

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Published: November 2020
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Author: Jane Austen
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BIC Subject: Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Published By: Hachette Australia
 
Published: 10-Nov-2020
Format: Hardback, 240 pages,
ISBN: 9781444950694
Stock Code: 4950694
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Jane Austen's best-known stories, featuring some of the most inspiring heroines in English literature, rewritten for a younger audience in this bright and bold collection of classicsJane Austen's best-known stories, featuring some of the most inspiring heroines in English literature, rewritten for a younger audience in this bright and bold collection of classics
A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout.

Catherine Morland loves nothing more than reading a romantic novel, but as one of ten children she doesn't have much time for reading or for romance.

When she is seventeen, her wealthy neighbours invite her to spend the winter season with them in Bath - to experience balls, the theatre and other social delights for the first time.

Catherine makes friends with the passionate Isabella, and dances with a handsome man called Henry, and it seems that all her dreams are coming true. But real life doesn't always play out like a novel, and Catherine will have to overcome many obstacles before she can find her happy ending ...

Steven Butler is an actor and writer from London. His books for children include The Wrong Pong series and Dennis the Menace. Steven's love of mischief made Northanger Abbey the perfect book to rewrite and he's excited to introduce Catherine Morland to a whole new raft of readers.

Eglantine Ceulemans captures all of Austen's satire and wit, bringing her colourful casts to life with warm and funny black and white illustrations.

Illustrated and retold editions are also available for: Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion, Sense and Sensibility, and Mansfield Park. The perfect way to discover Austen for the first time, this bright and bold collection features some of the most inspiring and famous heroines in English literature. For readers aged eight and up.
 
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