Now even the youngest Anne of Green Gables fans can celebrate the centennial anniversary.
2008 marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the publication of Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic tale of the red-headed orphan who is mistakenly sent to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island. The story has been translated into many languages the world over and is considered a classic in children’s literature, though it continues to be read by children and adults alike.
Anne of Green Gables: Stories for Young Readers, adapted by Prince Edward Island writer Deirdre Kessler, is suitable for readers ages six and up. With colourful, historically accurate illustrations by award-winning illustrator David Preston Smith, this adapted version of L. M. Montgomery’s wonderful story will delight readers too young for chapter books but nonetheless enthralled by the enduring appeal of this timeless classic story.