Pollyanna: Complete and Unabridged

Pollyanna: Complete and Unabridged

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Pollyanna: Complete and Unabridged by Eleanor H. Porter, Neil Reed

As soon as Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she begins to brighten up everybody's life. The 'glad game' she plays, of finding a silver lining in every cloud, transforms the sick, the lonely and the plain miserable - until one day something so terrible happens that even Pollyanna doesn't know how ot feel glad about it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140366822
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 02/28/1996
Series: Puffin Classics Series
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 74,781
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.88(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Eleanor H. Porter was born in New Hampshire in 1868. As a young woman she trained as a singer but after marrying in 1892 she turned to writing. During the course of her career she wrote many novels for children and adults, but her most famous book was Pollyanna. "Glad Clubs" sprang up across America and the book was made into a Broadway show and a Hollywood movie, adding to the enormous popularity of Porter's famously sunny character. As a result, Porter was a commercially successful and popular writer during her lifetime. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1920.

Neil Reed has been an illustrator for more than 20 years and has illustrated novels such as Goodnight, Mr. Tom and What Katy Did. As well as illustrating, Reed enjoys landscape design and painting. He currently lives in Cornwall.

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Pollyanna: Complete and Unabridged 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book I read when I was about 7 years old. I loved it. Now that I am 10 years old I still read it. I recommend it to anyone that wants to read a story of courage, passion, and love.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was the best book I've read for a long time. It's heart warming, funny and just great! I would recomend this book to anyone who's looking for a fantastic classic!