'I pretend I am a princess, so that I can try and behave like one' Without her beloved father and miles from home, it is very hard for Sara Crewe to ...Show synopsis'I pretend I am a princess, so that I can try and behave like one' Without her beloved father and miles from home, it is very hard for Sara Crewe to like her new life at boarding school. Luckily Sara is always dreaming up wonderful things and her power of telling stories wins her lots of friends. When a letter arrives that brings disastrous news, the wicked headmistress Miss Minchin forces Sara to become a servant. Her lovely clothes and toys are taken away from her. She must work from dawn until midnight. How will Sara cope with her new found poverty? Can her imagination help her overcome this horrible situation? BACKSTORY: Read why Jacqueline Wilson loves this book and find out which pupil of Sara's school you are most like.Hide synopsis
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The Little Princess is certainly a timeless book. I read it as a young girl and just recently finished reading it again with my daughter. Immediately upon finishing the last chapter, I surprised my daughter with the movie DVD. (Alibris has both!). The storyline and vocabulary is refreshingly innocent yet still relevant. The novel was written in 1905 and I discovered that girls have not changed! The novel features a strong, leading girl who struggles to maintain her standards and values in the face of adversity. The story takes place in a boarding school with the same wide spectrum of girl "stereotypes" that your child will encounter in 2008! Enjoy and discuss....
My 19 y.o. daughter has loved this book for a long time. Does anyone know original date of publication? She has been asking for a older hardcover with wonderful illustrations. It looks like I need to know twhichedition if I want to find one with the illustrations she's looking for. Any suggestions ...
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