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A Little Princess (Junior Classics)

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Item description for A Little Princess (Junior Classics) by Frances Hodgson Burnett & Lucy Whybrow...

Sara Crewe is sent to school in England from her home in India. Her teacher, Miss Minchin,treats her like a princess until she realises Sara doesn't possess a princess' fortune. Sara is then despatched to live in the attic and become a servant.

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Format: Abridged,   Audiobook
Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 4.75"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  CD
Publisher   Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN  9626342544  
ISBN13  9789626342541  

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More About Frances Hodgson Burnett & Lucy Whybrow

Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885-6), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).

Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, near Manchester, England. After her father died in 1852, the family eventually fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 emigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There, Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother died and in 1872 she married Swan Burnett, who became a medical doctor after which they lived in Paris for two years where their two sons were born before returning to the US to live in Washington D.C. There she began to write novels, the first of which (That Lass o' Lowries), was published to good reviews. Little Lord Fauntleroy was published in 1886 and made her a popular writer of children's fiction, although her romantic adult novels written in the 1890s were also popular. She wrote and helped to produce stage versions of Little Lord Fauntleroy and A Little Princess.

Burnett enjoyed socializing and lived a lavish lifestyle. Beginning in the 1880s, she began to travel to England frequently and bought a home there in the 1890s where she wrote The Secret Garden. Her oldest son, Lionel, died of tuberculosis in 1892, which caused a relapse of the depression she struggled with for much of her life. She divorced Swan Burnett in 1898 and married Stephen Townsend in 1900, and divorced him in 1902. Towards the end of her life she settled in Long Island, where she died in 1924 and is buried in Roslyn Cemetery, on Long Island.

In 1936 a memorial sculpture by Bessie Potter Vonnoh was erected in her honour in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. The statue depicts her two famous Secret Garden characters, Mary and Dickon.

Frances Hodgson Burnett lived in Manchester. Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in 1849 and died in 1924.

Frances Hodgson Burnett has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Aladdin Classics
  2. Barnes & Noble Classics
  3. Classic Starts
  4. Classics for Young Readers
  5. Dover Children's Thrift Classics
  6. Dover Evergreen Classics
  7. Everyman's Library Children's Classics
  8. Naxos Classics
  9. Penguin Classics
  10. Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
  11. Puffin Classics
  12. Puffn in Bloom
  13. Stepping Stone Book Classics
  14. Sterling Classics
  15. Tantor Unabridged Classics

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1Books > Audio CDs > Children's Fiction > Classics
2Books > Audio CDs > Children's Fiction > General
3Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
4Books > Subjects > Children > Authors & Illustrators, A-Z > ( B ) > Burnett, Frances Hodgson
5Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Classics by Age > General
6Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Classics by Age
7Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > General
8Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths
9Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12
10Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Literary

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