It s a million times nicer to be Anne of Green Gables than Anne of nowhere in particular, isn t it? My dislikes: Being an orphan, having red hair, being called carrots by Gilbert Blythe.My likes: Living at the Green Gables with Marilla and Matthew, my bosom-friend Diana, dresses with puff sleeves.My regrets: Dying my hair green. Smashing a slate over Gilbert Blythe s head.My dream: To tame my temper. To be good (this is an uphill struggle). To grow up to have auburn hair!Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can find out about the real Green Gables, the plucky author and more!Vintage Children s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from Peter Pan and Alice s Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.