A Little Princess
Publication Date: March 29, 1994
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Sara Crewe is a student at Miss Minchin's fancy boarding school. She has the very best of everything. But when her rich father dies, she's left without a penny. Now Sara lives in the school's cold attic and works for crusts of bread. With some help from a secret friend and a touch of magic, Sara's world is about to change in ways she never dreamed. An adaptation of the classic novel that's just right for young readers
About the Author
Frances Hodgson Burnett was a born storyteller. Even as a young child, her greatest pleasure was in making up stories and acting them out, using her dolls as characters. She wrote over forty books, including the classic A Little Princess, also illustrated by Tasha Tudor.Frances Hodgson Burnett is the award-winning author of such children s classics as The Secret Garden, Little Lord Fauntleroy, and A Little Princess. Born in Manchester, England in 1849, Burnett immigrated with her family to Knoxville, Tennessee, at the age of sixteen, and there began her career writing stories for magazines, eventually publishing her first novel, That Lass o Lowries, in 1877. The publication of Little Lord Fauntleroy in 1886 cemented her popularity as a children s author, although she continued to write adult fiction as well. Frances Burnett Hodgson died in Long Island in 1924.Cathy East Dubowski is a widely published author of media-related books. Her titles include Never Been Kissed, 7th Heaven, Four Years With the Camden Family and several in the Sabrina, the Teenage Witch series.