Anne Shirley returns in the second book of this charming series. She's now 16, and has delayed her dream of going to college to help Marilla on the farm. However, life at Avonlea is never dull - follow her adventures as she becomes a school teacher, helps raise a pair of mischievous twins and receives a lot more attention from her former enemy Gilbert Blythe... This sequel is perfect for children aged 8 and up.
Lucy Maud Montgomery had her first poem published at the age of 15 and after completing college she worked for a short time as a journalist before becoming a teacher. In 1908 Anne of Green Gables was published to huge acclaim with Anne of Avonlea coming soon after. Many successful novels followed but by late 1930s, due to personal troubles, illness and depression, she stopped writing. Lucy Maud Montgomery died in 1942 and was buried on her beloved Prince Edward Island.