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"The Candy Country"and "How They Ran Away" (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Louisa May Alcott
 

In this story, written for children and published in 1885, the wind whisks Lily and her red umbrella to a land made entirely of candy. But Lily soon realizes things are not as sweet or simple as they seem. This tale comes with a strong moral message. Also included in this volume is a second story, "How They Ran Away."

Overview


In this story, written for children and published in 1885, the wind whisks Lily and her red umbrella to a land made entirely of candy. But Lily soon realizes things are not as sweet or simple as they seem. This tale comes with a strong moral message. Also included in this volume is a second story, "How They Ran Away."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411442931
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
68
File size:
507 KB

Meet the Author

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American writer best known for her classic novel Little Women (1868-69), drawn from her own childhood. Personally educated by writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Thoreau, she first gained literary success with Hospital Sketches (1863), based on her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War. Her writing often deals with women’s issues in an honest, insightful manner.

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