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Anne Dreams

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My third grade studies classics and this is a perfect condensed version of a beloved tale the illustrations were superb and the text was just the right amount for young readers. i am hoping other classics will be revisited by this skilled team.

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Oh how I love Kallie George's bite-sized Anne offerings. They are perfect for my early readers and allow me to share the goodness of Anne with my daughters early on in their lives. I especially loved Anne Dreams because it pulled together all the previous books in this series. That said, I really hope this isn't the last one George plans on writing!

The illustrations add a delicious element to this book as well. I found my daughter reading over my shoulder because she was so intrigued by what was making me smile.

Thank you to the author, publisher, and NetGalley for an advanced copy to review. All opinions are my own!

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This is a charming and whimsical conclusion to the Anne Chapter Book series.


What a delightful conclusion to a wonderful series. Anne of Green Gables was my favourite book growing up. I adored Anne’s world and loved revisiting it any chance that I got. I have to applaud Kallie for creating this series for young readers who might not be advanced enough to read the original book. Her series has allowed these young readers to experience Anne’s world and all of her adventures.

This is a great read-along book. The text is short enough that younger readers won't get bored or overwhelmed. Beautiful illustrations throughout the book bring the story to life and are great prompts for discussions about what is happening in the story. Even though Kallie has simplified the story, she still manages to stay true to the essence that makes Anne of Green Gables so special.

Anne Dreams is a delightful story and a wonderful addition to any child’s bookshelf.

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Very cute final addition to this series. I found the theme linking these two classic Anne stories to be a little more tenuous than some of the others, but I'm looking forward to having the whole set lined up on my personal bookshelf.

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A fun short part of Anne's story. It is an easy reader and the pictures are fabulous. For young children it's a good introduction to Anne of Green Gables, but certainly one would need to read the full version once old enough. This version does not do it justice.

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Cute illustrated shortened version of Anne of Green Gables, from her hair dye mistake up to her leaving for college. Good for younger children to read themselves or fans of the series!

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I loved this book! My students enjoy reading this series and I look forward to adding this one to our collection. The story stays true to the original story and the illustrations are darling.

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Thank you to NetGalley, Penguin Random House Canada, and Tundra Books for the opportunity to read an advanced reader's copy of this book for an honest review.

Inspired by Anne of Green Gables, “Anne Dreams” by Kallie George is the sixth and final illustrated chapter book in this series that breaks down the end chapters to the original novel in a way that’s easier to understand for younger readers. While I feel that Anne of Green Gables is a must read for everyone, the novel can seem a bit overwhelming for children who need a shorter version with some delightful illustrations to get the main points across.

“Anne Dreams” only contains eight chapters, but the bountiful illustrations help fill in some of the details left out by this book. My favorite was the illustration inside Anne’s room with the sun setting and Marilla’s shocked by Anne’s hair. The colors and patterns were perfectly chosen and really captured the moment almost exactly how I had imagined it when I read the original novel.

I would absolutely recommend this book to younger readers to introduce them to the original novel. I’m definitely going to check out the previous five books in this series and recommend them to any child or middle grader who’s not quite ready for the full novel.

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*Thanks to NetGalley and the publishers for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.*

I have absolutely loved this series of short chapter books which adapts L. M. Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables" and this is continued with the last instalment. It pulls out the core plot and themes and communicates them simply and clearly.
The artwork is gorgeous, and the style matches the feeling of the book perfectly. I think the series is perfect for introducing young readers to Anne.
I hope that they continue with adapting the other books.

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A beautiful introduction for young readers of this well loved series. This interpretation highlights key parts of the story in a simple and enjoyable way. The illustrations were so lovely.

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This book was a beautiful end to the series. My kids enjoyed this book thoroughly. They love Anne of Green Gables. These books bring those stories to life with such beautiful illustrations. The set would make a beautiful gift for a birthday or Christmas. Anne is such a delightful character.

Thank you NetGalley and Penguin Random House for the opportunity to read this book prior to publication.

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Anne of Green Gables! This makes my heart happy that this book exists. Every little girl | child should have the opportunity to experience Anne and the wild and crazy adventures she takes.
This is a great illustrated chapter book for elementary children.
The illustrations are DONE to perfection and the writing to match.
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♡Thank you, Netgalley, for allowing me to have the ARC for my honest opinion.

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My almost 6 year old, early chapter book reader, loves this book. She has read it several times and has started writing poetry pretending to be Anne Shirley. We only just discovered this series here on book 5, but it works as a stand alone story even while connecting to the other Anne episodes that make up the series. The whimsical, colorful illustrations certainly add to the excitement for young readers. I greatly value finding series like this one that make goodness attractive. If my daughter will catch a little bit of Anne's kindness, hope, love of beauty, and perseverance I will be pleased. Though, I must say, one of the best things about Anne is that she's not too perfect, but shares in the struggles we all have. Little people need that encouragement as much as the rest of us!

*Review copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review

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This is a middle-grade version of part of Anne of Green Gables. The illustrations were cute, and the adaptation wasn't terrible. I just love the full story too much.

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Anne Dreams was a beautiful little Anne of Green Gables snack. It’s been a few years since I read the novel and this adaptation made me fall in love with the story all over again. The pictures were charming and sketchy and authentic all at once. The writing was easy enough for a middle grade student to read and understand but also perfectly enjoyable for an adult. I would recommend this book for any fan of the movies or TV show, or anyone who enjoyed the original book, like I did. This would be a perfect introduction to Anne of Green Gables as well. I’m so glad for any way to keep this story alive and this adaptation really captures that charm of the original book. It was beautiful.
Thank you for the eARC! I loved it!

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Of all the books in this early reader series, this one has THE MOST GORGEOUS illustrations. I want the illustrations hanging on my wall. I want fabric made from the endpaper pattern. Every little visual detail is perfection.
Story-wise, this conclusion must have presented quite a challenge to the author; a teenager dreaming of going to college isn't exactly as early reader friendly as, say, meeting friends at school or a "tragical" tea party. I'm not sure that a reader picking this up without having experienced either the earlier books or the original story would remain very engaged. But for diehard fans...we'll just enjoy falling into such a beautifully illustrated chapter of Anne's life.

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An ARC was provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a honest review.

This series is a magical introduction to Anne of Green Gables for younger girls. With captivating illustrations to draw attention and short chapters the pacing will encourage young readers.

With familiar references (depths of despair, kindred spirits, and puffed sleeves) old friends of Anne’s will appreciate the story too.

In this book Anne learns to appreciate and focus on what’s on the inside instead of her outward appearance. She learns to have a dream, work towards a goal, and be rewarded for hard work.

My daughter loves this series and only wishes this wasn’t the last to be written.

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Anne of Green Gables will always be one of my favorite nostalgic PBS series from my childhood. This version has broken down the first book in the series into 6 illustrated chapter books making it easier for a younger crowd to read and enjoy. Your littles will love following Anne’s adventures and laughing at her antics. A timeless classic.

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These books are so sweet and this one was no exception! We are huge Anne fans in this house and the illustrations and prose created by Kallie George are so true to the original in a fun and unique way.

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I was so happy to share the sixth story of Kallie George’s Anne series with my daughter. We definitely enjoyed it as she is becoming an Anne of Green Gables fan too! Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher.

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