Anne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryAs soon as Anne Shirley arrives at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she is sure she wants to stay forever . . . but will the Cuthberts send her back to to the orphanage? Anne knows shes not what they expected—a skinny girl with fiery red hair and a temper to match. If only she can convince them to let her stay, shell try very hard not to keep rushing headlong into scrapes and blurting out the first thing that comes to her mind. Anne is not like anyone else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special—a girl with an enormous imagination. This orphan girl dreams of the day when she can call herself Anne of Green Gables.
Opening to Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, Series 1 UK VHS 2002
Anne of Green Gables
Anne Shirley's Braids Sticker
She taught me things I still think about every day. Matthew and his sister Marilla decide to get an orphan boy to help out on their farm and are miffed when, due to a mix-up, Anne arrives instead. Their spoiler alert relationship gave me hope that even swots and misfits could find love.
A fictional red-headed orphan, whose adventures were penned a century ago, is proving a tourist boon to a corner of Canada, even drawing the attentions of Prince William's new bride, Catherine. Over the years, the heroine Anne has been brought to life in musicals, museums and street theater on eastern Prince Edward Island, which provides the backdrop for the adventures of the young chatterbox, whose lively imagination gets her into all kinds of trouble. Montgomery is said to have drawn on her childhood experiences in the smallest of the Canadian provinces to describe Anne's life after she is adopted from an orphanage in Nova Scotia to help on a Prince Edward farm. Now, the sites mentioned in the book about the girl with red braided pigtails have become a major tourist draw, pumping millions of dollars into the island's struggling economy. They sometimes confuse Anne with the author. The most famous recent visitor was Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, who is reportedly a big fan.
Watch it now! Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island. Stories, ideas and giveaways to help you spark young imaginations. By signing up, I confirm that I'm over