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The riches to rags story of young Sara Crewe is one of the most poignant of the classics. Little Sara Crewe is only seven when her father leaves her at Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies. She is serious, thoughtful and very much loved child. And she is very, very rich. Miss Minchin has little time for Sara herself but a lot of time for her great wealth. But then the money disappears and Sara’s life is turned upside down. Sara’s genuine good nature helps her to survive the misfortune of the changing circumstances around her. And to embrace another surprise when it happens! ~ Julia Eccleshare
If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. When wealthy Sara Crewe arrives at boarding school she's treated like a little princess. But then disaster strikes and Sara's world is turned upside down. She must endure a life of hardship at the hands of the cruel headmistress-spending her time as a servant, living in the attic. Only her imagination keeps her going, until one day something truly incredible happens ...
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||2nd August 2012|
|Author:||Frances Hodgson Burnett|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
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, ...More About Frances Hodgson Burnett
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