Preparing for London on the Internet
By Rebecca Mayer

Get up to speed on London and read up on children’s classics to get the most out of your stay. Here is a list of popular websites and books to get your family ready for your big European vacation through England.


London's official travel website:
London sites reviewed by a 14-year-old Londoner:
Site developed by the British government in the U.S., full of history and culture information:


Classics Mentioned in London main article:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe series, C. S. Lewis
Buy audio recording at or book at
The Enchanted Castle, E. Nesbit
Buy book at
Ballet Shoes, Theater Shoes, Skating Shoes, Tennis Shoes, Movie Shoes, Noel Streatfield
Buy book at
A Little Princess,Frances Hodgson Burnett
Buy book at
Mary Poppins, P. L. Travers
Buy new at
Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome
Buy at
Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie
Buy new at .
The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
Buy at
Paddington Bear, Michael Bond
Buy on the official site .
The works of Shakespeare
See what's playing at and .
If (poem), The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
Buy the book at
Other Great Titles:
Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter
Buy at .
Dr. Doolittle, Hugh Lofting
Buy at
Alice in Wonderland,Lewis Carroll
Buy at
David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
Buy at

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