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

Series
Dover children's thrift classics

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.B934 Lg 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
87 p. :
Number of pages
87

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL966750M
Internet Archive
littleprincess1996burn
ISBN 10
0486291715
LC Control Number
96003150
OCLC/WorldCat
34113232
Library Thing
1474
Goodreads
249165
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