Little Lord Fauntleroy (Google eBook)

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Digireads.com Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction
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"Little Lord Fauntleroy" is the story of Cedric Errol who is living in poverty with his mother in New York. When his father, an Englishman who was disinherited for marrying an American, dies, Cedric is summoned to England by his grandfather. Cedric's grandfather, an Earl, intends to transform Cedric into a lord so that he may one day take his place as the lord of the manner. However, it is Cedric who transforms his grandfather with his kind-heartedness and helps to bring his estranged mother finally together with his grandfather.
  

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Review: Little Lord Fauntleroy (Classic Starts)

User Review  - Jane Francisca - Goodreads

My first book of Classic Start and I will collect it all the series...not only for me but for my nephew and niece and maybe my future children =). Simple story lots of meaning...is beautiful books. I hope every child should read book like this not only playing games online. Love it. Read full review

A sweet story.

User Review  - marie1910 - Overstock.com

Little Lord Fauntleroy is a charming story. I read is a couple times a year to lift my spirits. To be taken back to this fictional world is wonderful. Read full review

Contents

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Victorian Fantasy
Stephen Prickett
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About the author (2004)

Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote for children and adults, publishing both plays and novels. She was born in Manchester, England, on November 24, 1849. Her father, who owned a furniture store, died when she was only four years old. Her mother struggled to keep the family business running while trying to raise five children. Finally, because of the failing Manchester economy, the family sold the store and immigrated to the United States. In 1865 they settled just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Hoping to offset her family's continuing financial troubles, Burnett began to submit her stories to women's magazines. She was immediately successful. In the late 1860s her stories were published in nearly every popular American magazine. Burnett helped to support her family with income from the sale of her stories, even saving enough to finance a trip back to England, where she stayed for over a year. In 1879, Burnett published her first stories for children; two of her most popular are A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. In contrast to an extremely successful career, Burnett's personal life held many challenges. Her son Lionel was diagnosed with tuberculosis at age 15, from which he never recovered. His death inspired several stories about dead or dying children. Burnett lived her later years on Long Island, New York. She died in 1924.

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