Experience boarding school in this wonderfully retold classic from Frances Hodgson Burnett. Sara Crewe has moved from India to a boarding school in England. The envy of the other girls because of her expensive clothes, she is nonetheless kind and caring to everyone around her. One fateful day, Miss Minchin learns that Captain Crewe has died, penniless. As she can no longer be provided for, Sara is forced to work as a maid in the school. That is until a mysterious gentleman turns up from India...Carefully retold in clear contemporary language, and presented with delightful illustrations, these favourite classic stories will capture the heart and imagination of young readers. By retelling the story in a shorter, simpler form, children will find these books highly engaging, and the colour illustrations help with both comprehension and interest level. The Classic Collection series Beautifully presented with attractive covers and ribbon bookmarks, these children's classics can be enjoyed by even the most reluctant of readers. Each page of writing is accompanied by a charming illustration on the facing page to capture your heart and imagination. By condensing such classics into 48 pages as these, children are encouraged to one day read these stories in their original form.
Publisher: QED Publishing
Number of pages: 48
Dimensions: 225 x 170 mm
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