Little Lord Fauntleroy
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Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Book DescriptionOriginally published as a serial in the children's monthly magazine ST NICHOLAS, LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY was Frances Hodgson Burnett's first children's novel and on its publication in book form in October 1866 it became at once an astonishing success. Reprinted before publication (even though its first printing was 10, 000 copies), the book went on the bestseller lists alongside Tolstoy's WAR AND PEACE and Rider Haggards' KING SOLOMON'S MINES. Marghanita Laski described the novel as 'the best vesion on the Cinderella story in modern idiom that exists', and this tale of an arrogant English aristocrat reformed by his grandson, brought up in the classless society of New York, has retained its popularity over the years. Charles Brock, the PUNCH artist who epitomized the stereotype of the reserved, shy Englishman, illustrated the book with eight watercolours and forty-five pen-and-ink sketches for an edition first published by Warne in 1925.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781857159387
(211mm x 20mm x 162mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Frances Hodgson Burnett
Little Lord Fauntleroy, Paperback (January 2017)
Beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey, this new edition contains extra material for young readers.
Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 16: The Secret Garden, Paperback (September 2016)
Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. When Mary goes to live with her Uncle, she discovers a secret, locked garden. Will she ever find her way in and what other secrets does Misselthwaite Manor hold?
Little Princess, Paperback (May 2016)» View all books by Frances Hodgson Burnett
When Sara Crewe's father dies, her fortunes at Miss Minchin's boarding school are reversed. Once, she had the finest toys - now, she is forced to become a servant. But as Sara knows, being a princess has nothing to do with being rich. And as she will learn, there is nothing that bravery, imagination, kindness and friendship, cannot overcome.
US Kirkus Review » Another reissue on the list of Scribner classics (see The Wind in the Willows and Peter Pan which have also recently been done) revives the Victorian favorite in an attractive format. Illustrations were made by rephotographing the original plates of Reginald Birch, and an introduction by Alice Dalgleish tells how Mrs. Burnett came to write the book. (Kirkus Reviews)
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