Orphan Anne Shirley is sent by mistake to live with the Cuthberts, who wanted a boy to help with their farm on Prince Edward Island. They decide to give Anne a home anyway, and find that she fills their hearts and lives with love and adventure. Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote the story for all ages, and it has remained a favorite among adults and children through the years. Full-color illustrations help you envision Anne's woes about her red hair and the beauty she observes in eastern Canada. Thecloth-bound cover with a full-color illustrated plate and beautiful foil stamping are sure to make this a favorite among your home library titles.
Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874 - April 24, 1942), was a Canadian author best known for her series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, which was an immediate success. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems. She was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada.