A Little Princess

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  • Paperback
  • 312 pages
  • A Little Princess
  • Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • English
  • 26 February 2017
  • 0689844077

About the Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett

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A Little Princess Written by British born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, A Little Princess tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant All the other girls at Miss Minchin s school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess But when Captain Crewe s fortune is sadly lost, Sara s luck changes Suddenly she is treated no better than a scullery maid Her own fierce determination to maintain her dignity and remain a princess inside has intrigued and delighted readers for almost a hundred years, even inspiring a recent popular feature film. New Read [ A Little Princess ] Author [ Frances Hodgson Burnett ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “A Little Princess

  1. Hailey (HaileyinBookland) says:

    Oh my goodness I absolutely adored this This brought me right back to childhood since I loved the movie as a kid, so glad the book is just as good

  2. Yulia says:

    My mother thought it completely foolish of me to buy a hardcover book and then finish it in one night these were the days before Harry Potter and, besides, we had enough books in our house, in her opinion But I loved owning this edition with its gorgeous images and, when I gave it to my younger cousins in Singapore, believing myself ready to part with my childhood attachment to a book I wouldn t ever forget, I did mourn its loss, though I was a teenager by then and studying the dead white mal My mother thought it completely foolish of me to buy a hardcover book and then finish it in one night these were the days before Harry Potter and, besides, we had enough books in our house, in her opinion But I loved owning this edition with its gorgeous images and, when I gave it to my younger cousins in Singapore, believing myself ready to part with my childhood attachment to a book I wouldn t ever forget, I did mourn its loss, though I was a teenager by then and studying the dead white male canon I m an awful person, I know, but when I visited my family in Singapore the year before I graduated from college, I noticed the book on their shelf and asked to see it, and my aunt, noticing how my face lit up, asked if I wanted it back Really You mean it Is that OK Of course, why wouldn t it be Are you sure Oh, but I m awful I guess I didn t know how muc...

  3. Lola Reviewer says:

    The movie based on this classic was the first one ever gifted to me and that when I was eight years old I ve always had a thing for princess stories They re usually so beautiful and this is no exception.Although, Sara is not really a princess But, seeing the way she acts with others, you may possibly think she is She is kind, generous, and very mature for her age When I first saw the movie, I was shocked It was beautiful yet so sad and poignant and the little eight year old girl that I was The movie based on this classic was the first one ever gifted to me and that when I was eight years old I ve always had a thing for princess stories They re usually so beautiful and this is no exception.Although, Sara is not really a princess But, seeing the way she acts with others, you may possibly think she is She is kind, generous, and very mature for her age When I first saw the movie, I was shocked It was beautiful yet so sad and poignant and the little eight year old girl that I was did not understand everything To be honest, the ending of the movie is quite abrupt and not very well explained while in the book it is.That said, reading the book was way better than watching the movie, as it usually is with classics and books in general Everything is clear and explained and you get to see, even , how Sara is one admirable girl and that she is someone people don t forget after crossing her path The things she does are impressive and the fact that she t...

  4. Lisa says:

    Whatever comes, she said, cannot alter one thing If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great dealof a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it Much can be said about the improbabilities in the plot, about the desperate sentimentality and caricature of Victorian England s boarding school system It doesn t matter To me, Sarah Crewe will always remain a symbol for Whatever comes, she said, cannot alter one thing If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great dealof a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it Much can be said about the improbabilities in the plot, about the desperate sentimentality and caricature of Victorian England s boarding school system It doesn t matter To me, Sarah Crewe will always remain a symbol for inner strength, perseverance and values winning over greed, sadism and abusive power I can t recall how many times I read my hardcover copy as a young girl, shivering with anger and fear when the young heiress thinks she has lost everything and is turned into an unpaid maid at the school where she used to be a shining star Quite often, I think of her when I enter a bakery on a cold da...

  5. Maureen says:

    Book 3 for booktubeathon is DONE I finished this audiobook on the way to work this morning and MAN do I love this story I ve loved the movie for a long time and I loved this book just as much, although the endings and elements of the story were different Sarah is such a fantastically beautiful character with such a big heart for others I loved reading about her adventures and how she continued to have the attitude of a princess, regardless of her circumstances.JUST A GREAT CHILDREN S BOOK, Book 3 for booktubeathon is DONE I finished this audiobook on the way to work this morning and MAN do I love this story I ve loved the movie for a long time and I loved this book just as much, although the endings and elements of the story were different Sarah is such a fantastically beautiful character with such a big heart for others I loved reading about her adventures and how she continued to have the attitude of a princess, regardless of her...

  6. Piya says:

    If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great dealof a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it What an adorable, heartwarming little book I believe this is the second classic that I have read ever yeah, not a huge fan of classics .The plot is a very simple one.But, as an old wise man once stated Mysteries and complexities have their own charm but sometimesIf I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great dealof a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it What an adorable, heartwarming little book I believe this is the second classic that I have read ever yeah, not a huge fan of classics .The plot is a very simple one.But, as an old wise man once stated Mysteries and complexities have their own charm but sometimes the simplest stories are the nicest Best way to sum it up It is the story of a little girl named Sara She is remarkable an intelligent, kind girl a bit strange at times but overall remarkable She is super rich and her father spares no expenses to fulfill any of her wishes But she doesn t let it go to her ...

  7. emma says:

    I managed to write an almost full review of this book It is here can t believe I m saying this, butthe movie really was a better story.Maybe I ll go watch that for the millionth time.This book pales in comparison to The Secret Garden, but it was still good Hard to make an ber wealthy seven year old seem great, but this book does it Burnett KILLS it with the unlikable characters I liked the first half better than the I managed to write an almost full review of this book It is here can t believe I m saying this, butthe movie really was a better story.Maybe I ll go watch that for the millionth time.This book pales in comparison to The Secret Garden, but it was still good Hard to make an ber wealthy sev...

  8. Khadidja says:

    A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett is the story of a little girl Sara whose father s bankruptcy and death leave her impoverished, alone, and at the mercy of the evil Miss Minchin, i didn t read the book when i was a child but i loved the animation adaptation of Burnett s book when I did read it Meeting the real Sara for the first time it was a completely different experience for me, It makes me feel really old Never did she find anything so difficult as to keep herself from lo A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett is the story of a little girl Sara whose father s bankruptcy and death le...

  9. Celeste says:

    Full review now posted A buddy read with my friend Missy Some books don t hold up well over time Others improve with every reading This is a book that is firmly in the latter category for me I liked this book a lot when I was a child I love it as an adult Maybe I ve grown to adore this book because, as I age, the premise of the book and the lessons it teaches strike my heart harder I ve never experienced highs quite as high as those Sara Crewe experiences, and I ve never suffered through l Full review now posted A buddy read with my friend Missy Some books don t hold up well over time Others improve with every reading This is a book that is firmly in the latter category for me I liked this book a lot when I was a child I love it as an adult Maybe I ve grown to adore this book because, as I age, the premise of the book and the lessons it teaches strike my heart harder I ve never experienced highs quite as high as those Sara Crewe experiences, and I ve never suffered through lows quite as low as Sara is forced to endure But, like everyone, I have experienced triumphs and tragedies TheI go through in my life, theI respect little Sara Crewe, a little princess if ever there was one, and how she handled everything both happy or horrific that life threw her way She always carried herself as the little princess she pretended to be, whether dressed in tattered rags or extravagant riches She shared what she had with those less fortunate, even when she didn t really have enough for her...

  10. Leore Joanne Green says:

    Downloaded this one in audio form from Librivox as well This is one of my all time favourite books I first read it when I was thirteen years old and a bit of an outcast at my school and it gave me strength to move on Her way of pretending things was very familiar to me and I got so sucked into the magic of the story.Hearing it now, I was afraid it would prove childish, as childhood favourites often do But to my delight it didn t Sarah was a bit naive at times, ...