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Alice in Wonderland (adapted ∙ Longman Classics Stage 1) by Lewis CarrollStage 1
Black Beauty [abridged - Longman Classics 1] by Anna SewellStage 1
David Copperfield [adapted ∙ Longman Classics ∙ D.K. Swan] by Charles Dickens
Jane Eyre [adapted by Sue Ullstein] by Charlotte Brontë
Kidnapped (adapted ∙ Longman Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Three Musketeers (adapted ∙ Longman Classics Stage 1) by D.K. SwanStage 1
Gulliver's Travels (adapted ∙ Longman Classics ∙ Stage 2) by Jonathan SwiftStage 2
The Mysterious Island (adapted ∙ Longman classics ∙ Stage 2) by Jules VerneStage 2
The Prince and the Pauper [adapted, Longman Classics] by D.K. SwanStage 2
The Count of Monte Cristo (adapted ∙ Longman Classics Stage 3) by Alexandre DumasStage 3
Frankenstein (adapted, Longman Classics, Stage 3) by Mary Wollstonecraft ShelleyStage 3
Stories from Shakespeare [adapted, Longman Classics] by Brian HeatonStage 3
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (adapted ∙ Longman Classics) by D.K. SwanStage 4
Oliver Twist [adapted ∙ Longman Classics Stage 4] by Charles DickensStage 4
Pride and Prejudice [adapted ∙ Longman Classics Stage 4] by Jane AustenStage 4
Treasure Island (adapted ∙ Longman Classics ∙ Stage 4) by Robert Louis StevensonStage 4
Wuthering Heights (adapted ∙ Longman Classics Stage 4) by Emily BrontëStage 4

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To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

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What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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