A boxed set of two of Louisa May Alcott's classic novels.
Little Women is the story of the four March sisters -- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy -- in a family that has been loved by readers young and old for generations. Whether they are putting on plays, forming the Pickwick Club or entertaining Laurie, the lonely boy next door, the sisters and their mother play and work together to maintain an interesting and fun household while their father is away at war. Drawing on her own childhhood, Louisa May Alcott created a story full of warmth and love, perfect for anyone who wants to savor the transformation from childhood to adulthood.
In Little Men, the characters from Little Women grow up and begin new adventures at Plumfield, a progressive school founded by Jo and her husband, Professor Bhaer. All the inhabitants of Plumfield, including the disheveled orphan Nat, the spoiled Stuffy and the naughty Nan, will entice readers with the love and happiness they indulge in as they seek their education. Louisa May Alcott's vitality and realism in this story have captivated readers for generations.
|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 14 Years|
About the Author
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Little Women is loosely based on Alcott's childhood experiences with her three sisters.