A Little Princess - Puffin Classics Author:Frances Hodgson Burnett In this first-ever picture book adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess, Sara Crewe and nineteenth-century London come brilliantly alive under the expert hand of award-winning author and illustrator Barbara McClintock.When kindhearted Sara Crewe arrives at Miss Minchin's boarding school, she seems just like a teal little... more » princess. Then a sudden misfortune turns her life upside down, and Sara is banished to the school's dreary attic and must work for her living. It takes all of Sara's imagination and a little bit of magic to turn her misfortune around and prove she is, at heart, a little princess. Frances Hodgson Burnett's story of how Sara Crewe survives hardship and finds happiness again was originally published in 1905 and has won the hearts of children the world over. Now Barbara McClintock has captured the very essence of this unforgettable story in her lovingly detailed adaptation,« less
This was a sweet account of a little girl's struggle to keep a positive attitude in the midst of a less than pleasant life. It was the kind of book that makes you fall in love with all things beautiful.