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Eleanor H. Porter - Author

Eleanor Hodgman Porter was an American writer most famous for creating the character Pollyanna. Born in 1868, she trained as a singer and continued in this career until around 1901. She married John Lyman Porter in 1892. She published both short stories and novels, experiencing commercial success as a writer. She died in 1920.

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Pollyanna
Eleanor H. Porter
An endearing and heart-warming story about the orphan, Pollyanna, and her optimistic outlook on life and how she tries to spread goodwill among the townsfolk of Beldingsville. ...The much-loved story is the latest addition to the acclaimed Oxford Children's Classics...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/08/2011
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