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 WEBSITES:

London's official travel website: www.visitlondon.com
London sites reviewed by a 14-year-old Londoner: www.londontaxitour.com/london-taxi-tour-london-for-kids.htm
Site developed by the British government in the U.S., full of history and culture information: www.britainusa.com/4Kids

URLs FOR BOOKLIST

Classics Mentioned in London main article:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe series, C. S. Lewis
Buy audio recording at or book at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail
The Enchanted Castle, E. Nesbit
Buy book at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail
Ballet Shoes, Theater Shoes, Skating Shoes, Tennis Shoes, Movie Shoes, Noel Streatfield
Buy book at www.amazon.com
A Little Princess,Frances Hodgson Burnett
Buy book at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
Mary Poppins, P. L. Travers
Buy new at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome
Buy at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie
Buy new at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos .
The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
Buy at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
Paddington Bear, Michael Bond
Buy on the official site www.paddingtonbear.co.uk .
The works of Shakespeare
See what's playing at www.rsc.org.uk/onstage/6.asp and www.shakespeares-globe.org .
If (poem), The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
Buy the book at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
Other Great Titles:
Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter
Buy at www.peterrabbit.com .
Dr. Doolittle, Hugh Lofting
Buy at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
Alice in Wonderland,Lewis Carroll
Buy at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos
David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
Buy at www.amazon.com/exec/obidos

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