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Little Women: Puffin Cloth Classic (Hardback)
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Little Women: Puffin Cloth Classic (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 02/02/2017
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A beautiful hardback cloth cover edition of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - a novel loved by adults and children alike.

Come laugh and cry with the March family.

Meg - the sweet-tempered one. Jo - the smart one. Beth - the shy one. Amy - the sassy one.

Together they're the March sisters. Their father is away at war and times are difficult, but the bond between the sisters is strong. The family may not have much money, but that doesn't stop them from creating their own fun and forming a secret society. Through sisterly squabbles, happy times and sad, their four lives follow very different paths, and they discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do...

***PLUS a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more...***

Louisa May Alcott (1832-88) was brought up in Pennsylvania, USA. She turned to writing in order to supplement the family income and had many short stories published in magazines and newspapers.
She was reluctant to write a children's book but then realized that in herself and her three sisters she had the perfect models. The result was Little Women (1868) which became the earliest American to become a classic.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141379012
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 361 g
Dimensions: 185 x 135 x 28 mm

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“Do not over sentimentalise”

You will get even more out of this book if you don’t over sentimentalise it – yes it is true that is beautiful, that it is heart-wrenching in parts (especially as Beth is dying), it has lovely family and sisterly... More

Paperback edition
3rd February 2012
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“A classic classic”

This book is my favourite classic. As a child it was the only one I could get into and now I’ve read it at least twenty times. It is rather similar to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Susan Coolidge’s What Katy... More

“Lovely classic book”

This is a lovely classic book that carries you along with the story and makes you feel for the characters. It's one that you can read as a young person/teenager and still enjoy re-reading as an adult. Not only is... More

Paperback edition
31st July 2016
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