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November 15, 2023

Five Facts About Anne of Green Gables

Megan Follows as Anne of Green Gables, Sullivan Entertainment, 1985

Here are five facts about Anne of Green Gables:

  1. Anne of Green Gables is a novel written by Lucy Maud Montgomery that was first published in 1908.

  2. The novel is a classic Canadian story that has been translated into many languages and is beloved worldwide.

  3. The story is set in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island, Canada.

  4. Anne of Green Gables has been adapted into films, television series, and animated series.

  5. Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a young orphan girl named Anne Shirley.

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Anne of Green Gables
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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery Anne of Green Gables Book Set by L.M. Montgomery

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November 30, 2021

Five Facts About L.M. Montgomery

L.M. Montgomery, ca. 1935

It’s L.M. Montgomery’s birthday today. She was born on 147 years ago on November 30, 1874. To celebrate the anniversary of Montgomery’s birth, here are five facts about her:

  1. Born Lucy Maud Montgomery, she preferred her middle name “Maud” over her first name.

  2. L.M. Montgomery contracted influenza during the 1918 flu pandemic and was seriously ill with the disease.

  3. During her childhood, L.M. Montgomery had two imaginary friends, Katie Maurice and Lucy Gray, who helped her cope with her loneliness and solitude.

  4. L.M. Montgomery experienced a deep emotional and spiritual connection in nature, which she described as “the flash.”

  5. In 1935, King George V appointed L.M. Montgomery as an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). This British order of chivalry honored her contributions to literature.

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Photograph of L.M. Montgomery, ca. 1935. Library and Archives Canada, Public Domain.

Purchase and read L.M. Montgomery's journals to learn more about her life:

The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The PEI Years 1889-1900 The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The PEI Years 1901-1911

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