Thursday, 2 August 2012

Vintage Children's Classics Launch Day!

You might have noticed that this week at Writing from the Tub has been taken over by the launch of the Vintage Children's Classics list, which is launched TODAY! Happy launch day, Vintage!

Today the World of Stories website, which is decided to the Classics list, goes live so do head over to World of Stories to check it out. You'll find details on all of the books on the list, as well as a tonne of extra content for each title.

In case you haven't had a chance to check out the list of titles Vintage are launching the list with, do have a look below:

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

To finish off with today, I've got a gorgeous video to share with you that Vintage created to showcase the books on their list. We were shown this at the recent Random House Blogger Brunch and it's so lovely and nostalgic, so do take a look if you have a spare moment:

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