Anne of Green Gables (Large Print / Paperback)
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In the rural community of Avonlea, middle-aged siblings Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert of Green Gables decide to adopt a strapping young boy from the Hopeton orphans' asylum. Intending their new son to be trained to work on the farm, they are somewhat taken aback to discover that they have mistakenly been dispatched a slight, freckled, eleven-year-old girl For Anne Shirley is a flame-haired firecracker: brimming with imagination, possessed of a quicksilver tongue, and pitching headlong into one scrape after another. And as Marilla determinedly endeavours to instil at least some sense of decorum within her new charge, she in turn finds herself stirred by the girl's irrepressible enthusiasm for life...