A little princess

by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.

Format: Print Book 2008
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A tale of the significance of friendship, the power of imagination and the importance of perseverance.

When wealthy Sara Crewe arrives at Miss Minchin's boarding school in London, she is determined to settle in and make friends.

Charismatic and popular, with a big heart and a love of storytelling, she seems to be succeeding.

That is, until tragedy strikes.

Sara must fight harder than she thought possible to remain both strong and kind in the most difficult of circumstances.

A charming classic children's story that's perfect for all ages.


Includes a beautiful introduction from Adeline Yen Mah, bestselling author of Chinese Cinderella and an author profile, a behind the scenes journey and many more fun activities.


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Ballet Shoes
Chinese Cinderella
The Borrowers
The Ordinary Princess
Anne of the Green Gables
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Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 5-9. When Sara Crewe's father dies and leaves her penniless, she is banished to the attic by her teacher and made to live like a drudge."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Puffin classics
Subjects Boarding schools -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Poor girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Boarding schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Fiction.
Children's stories.
Publisher London :Puffin,2008
Edition [New] ed.
Contributors Gill, Margery.
Language English
Notes First published, 1905.
Description vi, 293 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
ISBN 9780141321127 (pbk.)
0141321121 (pbk.)
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