A Little Princess
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A Little Princess

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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
     
 

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 Without her beloved father and miles from home, it is very hard for Sara Crewe to like her new life at boarding school. Luckily Sara is always dreaming up wonderful things and her power of telling stories wins her lots of friends. When a letter arrives that brings disastrous news, the wicked headmistress Miss Minchin forces Sara to become a servant. Her

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 Without her beloved father and miles from home, it is very hard for Sara Crewe to like her new life at boarding school. Luckily Sara is always dreaming up wonderful things and her power of telling stories wins her lots of friends. When a letter arrives that brings disastrous news, the wicked headmistress Miss Minchin forces Sara to become a servant. Her lovely clothes and toys are taken away from her. She must work from dawn until midnight. How will Sara cope with her new found poverty? Can her imagination help her overcome this horrible situation?

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"I'm not sure I could have survived childhood without Frances Hodgson Burnett."  —Meg Rosoff, author, How I Live Now

"Instead of a rags to riches story, this is a riches to rags story . . . a good, girly read."  —Jacqueline Wilson, author, Best Friends

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099573722
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
06/01/2013
Series:
Vintage Children's Classics
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT was born in Manchester in 1849. After living in poverty, she emigrated to the US in 1865. She wrote over forty books; the best-known today are The Secret Garden, A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy. She died in 1924.

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