Recently I saw a couple Usborne books in the same series in two different bookstores within the same week. What are the chances! I snapped them up since they're so hard to find. Serena absolutely adores them and is breezing through the stories. It's hard to get her to pace herself; I understand what it's like to lose yourself in a book!
I think Serena finished this 300+ pages book in 3 sittings. She said it's hard to pick a favourite, but she finds "The 39 Steps" the most adventurous with its "bad guy imposters".
The collections include five classics: "The Count of Monte Cristo", "The Prisoner of Zenda", "The Three Musketeers", "The 39 Steps", and "Don Quixote".
Serena got interested in Shakespeare when we were in Verona, Italy few years ago where we visited Casa di Giulietta and stood at the famous balcony (supposedly) from the love scene in Romeo and Juliet.
Six Shakespeare's plays are included: "Twelfth Night", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Hamlet", "Macbeth", "Romeo and Juliet", and "The Tempest".
If only I could find these in the library!