Once upon a time…is not the only way to begin a children’s book.
L.M. Montgomery opted for a daring 148-word sentence to open her classic Anne of Green Gables, while J. M. Barrie introduced generations of youngsters to Peter Pan with a short, sharp six words.
Revisit the most memorable and gripping opening sentences of 100 essential books for youngsters – from pre-school to high-school.
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