Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
'I am a princess. All girls are.’
Heiress Sara Crewe has everything a little girl could want – until the sudden death of her father leaves her penniless at Miss Minchin’s Seminary. But she discovers that you can still feel like a princess when you are surrounded by friends, even when you’re poor, cold and hungry.
A Little Princess is a beloved classic. First published in 1905, it still has the power to delight readers of all ages.
‘I'm not sure I could have survived childhood without Frances Hodgson Burnett.’ – Meg Rosoff
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"I'm not sure I could have survived childhood without Frances Hodgson Burnett." Meg Rosoff"
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 1924) was an English playwright and author most famous for her children s books "Little Lord Fauntleroy," "A Little Princess," and "The Secret Garden." She became a popular writer of both children s and adult fiction, and helped produce the stage versions of "Little Lord Fauntleroy "and "A Little Princess.""