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A Little Princess (with an Introduction by Adeline Yen Mah)

Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Chosen by Jacqueline Wilson. Step into the shoes of Sara, a girl with a lively imagination who although well-mannered is absolutely no angel, as fate determines her fortune. Transformed from princess to pauper join Sara in her battle to assuage her fears and conquer her hardships? It’s a story where triumph finally over adversity and is proof that if a character such as Sara can triumph then anything is possible for the reader.  For Adeline Yen Mah, The Little Princess was a book that changed her life and had a profound effect upon her, both through stimulating her imagination but also on a personal level for she encountered similar hardships as she grew up, but in a very different world.  In this terrific pocket size Puffin Classics edition there’s lots of additional material at the end of the book including an author profile, a guide to who’s who in The Little Princess plus many related activities to do beyond the book.

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A Little Princess (with an Introduction by Adeline Yen Mah) Synopsis

Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic.

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ISBN: 9780141321127
Publication date: 28/02/2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780141321127
Publication date: 28th February 2008
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Classics

About Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was born in Manchester, England, on November 24, 1849. Her mother moved to Knoxville, Tenessee in 1865. Miss Hodgson began writing for magazines soon after. Her first widely-known story appeared in "Scribner's Magazine" in 1872. Frances married Dr. L. M. Burnett of Washington D.C. in 1873. In 1898 she divorced Dr. Burnett and married Mr. Stephen Townsend in 1900. Her reputation as a novelist was made with her story of Lancashire life, That Lass o' Lowrie's. A number of other works followed, with Through One Administration and A Lady of Quality as the most notable. In 1886 she published the Little Lord Fauntleroy, ...

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