The Junior Classics series, comprising twenty titles, introduces young readers to literary masterpieces by celebrated authors, ranging from Charles Dickens and R.L. Stevenson to Louisa M. Alcott and H.G. Wells. The all-time popular novels packed with colourful illustrations bring alive the lovable characters and can keep children entertained for hours. Each book in the series has a collection of four stories from diverse genres and by different writers, which makes reading a lot of fun. Thoughtfully abridged and told in simple language, this engaging series will kindle the love for reading in children. This treasure trove of eighty stories, ranging from adventure, fantasy, satire to mystery and romance, will be a welcome addition to any child’s personal library.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. Before starting his writing career, Doyle attended medical school, where he met the professor who would later inspire his most famous creation, Sherlock Holmes. A Study in Scarlet was Doyle's first novel; he would go on to write more than sixty stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. He died in England in 1930.
Illustrator : Sidney Paget