The most intriguing first lines in Puffin classics – in pictures

From Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland to JM Barrie’s Peter Pan to LM Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, the first lines of these Puffin classics are famous in their own right. But how many have you read and how many do you know?You can win a complete set of 20 re-issued Puffin classics with their gorgeous new covers by entering our giveaway comp, details at the end of the gallery Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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The first lines of Puffin classics – in pictures

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Dan Brown pens Puffin picture book and composes classical music album

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Puffin acquires 'truly original' picture book about climate change

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Poisoned Pen Launches Horror Classics Line

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Puffin snaps up WriteNow mentee's picture book debut

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Puffin signs Darwin picture book after it raised £49k on Kickstarter

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Puffin to publish Novak's follow-up to The Book with No Pictures

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Classic book covers by Paul Bacon – in pictures

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2015 Kate Greenaway Medal picture book prize longlist - in pictures

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