Little Women (Vintage Children's Classics)

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'Rich or poor, we will keep together and be happy in one another'

Christmas won't be the same this year for Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, as their father is away fighting in the Civil War, and the family has fallen on hard times. But though they may be poor, life for the four March sisters is rich with colour, as they play games, put on wild theatricals, make new friends, argue, grapple with their vices, learn from their mistakes, nurse each other through sickness and disappointments, and get into all sorts of trouble.

BACKSTORY: Learn all about the author's life and how it inspired her famous story, and find out which of the March sisters you most resemble!

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-08-02 Pages: 432 Language: English Publisher: Vintage Childrens Classics Includes character guide. which-March-girl-are-you quiz. author info. and glossary Rich or poor. we will keep together and be happy in one another. Christmas wont be the same this year for Meg. Jo. Beth. and Amy. as their father is away fighting in the Civil War and the family has fallen on hard times. But though they may be poor. life for the four March sisters is rich with color. as they play games. put on wild theatricals. make new friends. argue. grapple with their vices. learn from their mistakes. nurse each other through sickness and disappointments. and get into all sorts of trouble.

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"I try to get every girly girl to read this one because those four sisters are so real. Everybody's favourite is Jo, the tomboy who wants to be a writer" (Jacqueline Wilson)

"Deals with life's big questions - love and death, war and peace, and ambition versus family responsibility - in a way that is inspiring and realistic. Use a hankie as a bookmark - tears are guaranteed" ( Marie Claire)

"Louisa May Alcott's Little Women is as much a part of every girl's childhood as her first pair of ballet shoes and the Brothers Grimm" ( Mail on Sunday)

"Six generations of readers have found in the story of the March family universal truths about girls, families and growing up" ( Guardian)

"So what makes these different to any other set of classics? In a moment of inspiration Random House had the bright idea of actually asking Key stage 2 children what extra ingredients they could add to make children want to read. And does it work? Well, put it this way...my 13-year-old daughter announced that she had to read a book over the summer holiday and, without any prompting, spotted The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas...and proceeded to read it! Now, if you knew my 13-year-old daughter, you would realise that this is quite remarkable. She reads texts, blogs and tags by the thousand - but this is the first book she has read since going to high school, so all hail Vintage Classics!" ( National Association for the Teaching of English)

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