Cover of: A little princess | Frances Hodgson Burnett

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.

About the Edition

Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.

Edition Notes

"Complete and unabridged text"--Cover p. [4].
"Includes reading group guide"--Cover p. [1].

Series
Aladdin classics
Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.B934 Lg 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 312 p. ;
Number of pages
312

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3572045M
Internet Archive
littleprincess00burn_0
ISBN 10
0689844077
LC Control Number
2002100146
Library Thing
1474
Goodreads
742171
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