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{Classics} A Case Against Abridged Books

{Classics} A Case Against Abridged Books

{Classics} A Case Against Abridged Books Originally posted on April 28, 2012, post-script added 2013; updated again 12/1/2018 Several years back, I purchased a set of abridged children’s classics from Costco.  It was a set of 20 with titles such as Little Women, Treasure Island, Anne of Green Gables and Peter Pan.  They are rewritten and abridged, but keep the main story, with some deletions.  I started reading them with my oldest when she was 5 to spark her interest…

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