The little princess
Frances Hodgson Burnett

The little princess

a play for children and grown-up children in three acts

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Published by Samuel French in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

This is a story about a different kind of princess than one might imagine; a princess that is an orphan - lonely, cold, hungry and abused. Sara Crewe begins life as the beloved, pampered daughter of a rich man. When he dies a pauper, she is thrown on the non-existent mercy of her small-minded, mercenary boarding school mistress. Stripped of all her belongings but for one set of clothes and a doll, Sara becomes a servant of the household. Hated by the schoolmistress for her independent spirit, Sara becomes a pariah in the household, with only a few secretly loyal friends. But through her inner integrity and strength of will, Sara Crewe maintains the deportment, inner nobility and generous spirit of a "real" princess.

Edition Notes

Series
French's acting editions -- no. 2580

The Physical Object

Pagination
69p. ;
Number of pages
69

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16791010M

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