A wealthy captain in the British army brings his young daughter from India to a boarding school in London. Miss Minchin, the headmistress pampers her because of her father’s wealth. When her father dies and it is revealed the money is gone, Miss Minchin strips Sara of all her belongings, forcing her to live in the attic and work as a servant. When her father’s business partner comes looking for her to give her half of a diamond mine, he scours New York, not realizing that she is right next door. Will he find Sara? Will she regain her fortune and escape the evil Miss Minchin? Join us for Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic tale, listed as one of the Top 100 Books of All Time.
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Sara Crewe has everything money can buy and so is nicknamed the Little Princess. Her circumstances change, however, when her income dries up and she is forced into a life of poverty. Fortunately, Sara is no ordinary girl and learns not only to cope, but to find a richer and more rewarding life.Review:
‘Bright, beautiful and enchanting … ‘
New York Times
‘A Little Princess exquisitely re-creates the ephemeral world of childhood, an enchanted kingdom where everything, even make-believe, seems possible …’ Washington Post
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Book Description HarperFestival, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Board Book. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060081376
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