Little Lord Fauntleroy

By (author) Hodgson Burnett, Frances

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By (author) Hodgson Burnett, Frances; Introduction by Boyne, John
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A small, angelic boy from New York is told that he is the heir to an English earldom and is whisked away to the English countryside where he begins to win over his bad-tempered old grandfather. When the boy''s identity is challenged, his old friends from New York come to his rescue.
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Puffin Classics bring the very best children''s stories to a new generation.

lovely reissue in Puffin Classics of the story of a small, angelic boy from New York who is told he is the heir to an English earldom and is whisked away to the English countryside where he begins to win over his bad-tempered old grandfather. When the boy''s identity is challenged, his old friends from New York come to his rescue.


Biographical note
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was born in Manchester. She had a very poor upbringing and used to escape from the horror of her surroundings by writing stories. In 1865 her family emigrated to the USA where she married and became the successful author of many children''s books including The Secret Garden, A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy. John Boyne is the author of thirteen novels for adults, six for younger readers and a collection of short stories. His 2006 novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide and has been adapted for cinema, theatre, ballet and opera. His many international bestsellers include The Heart''s Invisible Furies and A Ladder to the Sky. He has won three Irish Book Awards, along with a host of other international literary prizes. His novels are published in over fifty languages.
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Author By (author) Hodgson Burnett, Frances
EAN 9780141330143
Contributors Hodgson Burnett, Frances; Boyne, John
Publisher Puffin Classics
Languages English
Country of Publication Lebanon
Width 129 mm
Height 178 mm
Thickness 18 mm
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Availability in Stores Global
Weight 0.215000
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