A Little Princess

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Penguin UK, May 14, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 320 pages
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Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in.

But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and generosity are all the riches she truly needs?

With deeply poignant introduction written by bestselling author of Chinese Cinderella, A Little Princess is one of the twelve wonderful classic stories being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.


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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Lovely book set in Victorian England. Eight-year-old Sara Crewe is sent to school while her father works abroad. Despite horrendous problems, Sara stays firm in her integrity and love. At times she's ... Read full review

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User Review  - savaran - LibraryThing

this is Sara's story.She was very rich and kind girl.But one day she lost her father and money.She has to work hard!and... I think i want to become a people like her. Because she is always kind.It is difficult to have a mind to treat everyone equal. Read full review


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Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was born in Manchester. She had a very poor upbringing and used to escape from the horror of her surroundings by writing stories. In 1865 her family emigrated to the USA where she married and became the successful author of many children's books including Little Lord Fauntleroy andThe Secret Garden.

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