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Download Epub Format Ø A Little Princess PDF by Ø Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 UNPOPULAR OPINION TIME Sorry folks.
Meet the characters Sara aka the Little Princess is described as and I m only using words specifically written in the book thin, pale, with striking green eyes too big for her face now I know where so many YA heroine s descriptions come from LOL , clever, good, serious, quick at her lessons, proud, brave, generous, hospitable, unconquerable, amiable, good tempered, having good manners She speaks fluent French, though she d never learned it She also speaks fluent Hindi Sara s father is described as young, beautiful, nice and clever.
Ermengarde aka Sara s best friend is explicitly described as fat, stupid, not clever, having a slow little mind, vulgar, forgetful and forgettable Lottie another 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 so
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 deal of 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 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 second, probably because, again, the movie version of the story is just a lot entertaining There are also a lot villains in the book It s like Sara in a sea of people who are average to bad, which is kind of a weird message for a children s book.
Anyway I m glad I finally read this, though It was good, and if I d read the book first I wouldn t be judging it so harshly.
Bottom line Yeah, give it a try Look at that goddamn cover
JUST A GREAT CHILDREN S BOOK, ERRYONE read IT.
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 deal of 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 head Will she be the same p Frances Hodgson Burnett S Enduring Tale, Brought To Life In A New Book Plus Audio Edition In One Of The Best Loved Classic Tales For Children, Sara Crewe Is Sent To England To Attend Miss Minchin S Boarding School For Girls Her Time There Starts Wonderfully As She Is Treated Just Like A Princess Unfortunately It Is Because Miss Minchin Is Hoping To Gain A Piece Of Sara S Family Fortune But When Sara S Wealthy Father Dies And Leaves Her Penniless, Miss Minchin Makes Sara Do The Worst Chores In The House Still, As Badly As Miss Minchin Treats Sara, With A Little Help From Her Friends And Her Imagination, Sara Is Determined To Find Happiness No Matter What A Little Princess Is read By Royal Shakespeare Actor Lucy Whybrow, With Music And Effects To Set The Mood With The Included Audio You Can HEAR The Entire Book, Word For Word, read ALONG With The Audio, Or read The Story On Your Own Each HEAR IT read IT Classic Presents The World S Greatest Stories In An Easy To read Abridged Format The Included Audio Contains A Dramatic Reading With Music And Sound Effects That Match The Text, Word For Word, So Children Of All Ages And Reading Levels Can read Along A Little Princess, Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess is a children s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published as a book in 1905 Captain Crewe, a wealthy English widower, has been raising his only child, Sara, in India where he is stationed with the British Army Because the Indian climate is considered too harsh for children, British families living there traditionally send their children to boarding school back home in England The captain enrolls his young daughter at Miss Minchin s boarding school for girls in London, and dotes on his daughter so much that he orders and pays the headmistress for special treatment and exceptional luxuries for Sara, such as a private room for her with a personal m 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 losing her temper when she was suddenly disturbed while absorbed in a book People who are fond of books know the feeling of irritation which sweeps over them at such a moment The temptation to be unreasonable and snappish is