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Little Women (Puffin Cloth HB)

Little Women (Puffin Cloth HB)

Author: Louisa May Alcott; Louise Rennison (Introduction by); Matt Jones (Designed by)
Series: Puffin Cloth Classics
$22.99(AUD)  inc GST
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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.

Author description

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. Then, in 1862, during the height of the American Civil War, Louisa went to Georgetown to work as a nurse, but she contracted typhoid. Out of her experiences she wrote Hospital Sketches (1864) which won wide acclaim, followed by an adult novel, Moods. 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 children's novel to become a classic

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780141379012
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : February 2017
  • : 19.70 cmmm X 12.70 cmmm X 3.80 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 400
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : 813.4
  • : English
  • : 517
  • : Hardback
  • : Louisa May Alcott; Louise Rennison (Introduction by); Matt Jones (Designed by)