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A Little Princess (eBook) Frances Hodgson Burnett

A Little Princess (eBook)

Frances Hodgson Burnett

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ISBN : 9781438571836
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188 pages
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Frances Hodgson Burnett, (1849 - 1924) was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her childrens stories, The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. After her fathers death in 1854 her family lived inMoreFrances Hodgson Burnett, (1849 - 1924) was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her childrens stories, The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. After her fathers death in 1854 her family lived in poverty in the Victorian slums of Manchester. After moving to Tennessee her mother died in 1867 which made Frances the sole support of the younger children. It was at this point that she began to write. In this Victorian story, Sara Crewe is brought from India by her captain father to attend Miss Minchins boarding school. She has everything that a princess could desire until a dramatic change takes place in her life. This is a revised and expanded version of Burnetts 1888 serialized novella entitled Sara Crewe: or, What happened at Miss Minchins boarding school, For grades 4-6.