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Sara Crewe, 10 years old, leads a delightful life. Her father, a British officer, provides her with all of the comfort his wealth and charm allow. When he dies, a cold-hearted schoolmistress turns Sara into a drudge. How does she cope?
"Miss Minchin: A Large, Cold, Fishy Smile"
Sara Crewe is the brightest, richest, and most generous girl in Miss Minchin’s school for girls, and her father gives her everything she might desire. But when her beloved father dies, Sara’s friends and prized possessions are suddenly taken away, and she is banished to the attic and forced to work as a common drudge. Fed only crumbs, she still saves enough to feed her pet rat, and she tells wonderful stories to comfort Becky, the kitchen maid.
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.
"Charming girl Sarah Crewe"
Living off crumbs in a dreary attic, Sara Crewe comforts herself with wondrous stories of adventure and fortune, and in the end the stories become true.
Beth is a sweet-natured child who appears to have been well looked after. But it isn't long before Cathy begins to have concerns that the relationship between Beth and her father is not as it should be. Little Beth, aged 7, has been brought up by her father Derek after her mother left when she was a toddler. When Derek is suddenly admitted to hospital with psychiatric problems, Beth is taken into care and arrives at Cathy's.
Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower and as clear as crystal, it is deep, very, very deep. There dwells the Sea King and his subjects.... So begins Hans Christen Andersen’s classic tale of the young mermaid who lives in the sea. Children and adults alike will delight in this telling of the classic tale.
Sara Crewe is a very rich little girl. She first comes to England when she is seven, and her father takes her to Miss Minchin’s school in London. Then he goes back to his work in India. Sara is very sad at first, but she soon makes friends at school. But on her 11th birthday, something terrible happens, and now Sara has no family, no home, and not a penny in the world.
The classic story of Cinderella - the young girl forced to live among the ashes - is an inspiration to all. Despite her mistreatment at the hands of her bossy stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella keeps her spirits high and a song in her heart. Young listeners will delight in the storytelling as they enjoy this tale of the power of goodness.
Also includes the story: "Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess".
Sara Crew is the spoiled little daughter of rich parents. After her mother's death, she is sent to a "Select Seminary For Young Ladies". Then, Sara suddenly loses her father and money and faces the misery of existing on charity.
Kazhdaja devochka mechtaet stat' princessoj…A znaesh' li ty, chto znachit byt' nastojashhej princessoj?Geroinja jetoj istorii - anglijskaja devochka Sara - pridumala dlja sebja igru."Princessa dolzhna dostojno derzhat' sebja, ne obizhat'sja na glupyh i zlyh ljudej, pomogat' vsem, kto nuzhdaetsja v pomoshhi, ne pokazyvat', chto ona zlitsja ili rasstroena". Snachala Sara prosto igrala v jeto, no potom vse obernulos' tak, chto igra spasla ee...
Sarah Crewe is treated like a princess at Miss Minchin's boarding school - until her father dies, leaving her peniless. Now she must struggle as a servant to evil Miss Minchin, but the intellgent, kind-hearted girl never loses hope. From her garrett, she soon makes friends and finds incredible adventures. And good will and imagination ultimately triumph by this book's glorious ending. This beloved classic has been continuously in publication since 1905. Experienced Shakespearean actress Wanda McCaddon captures all the drama of Sarah Crewe's adventures as well as the accents of Miss Minchin, the scullery maid, and Sarah herself.
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Sara Crewe is one of the most vivid figures in children's fiction. Born in India and sent to school in England, she is, at first, treated like a princess by the teacher, Miss Minchin. But when it is evident that Sara is not the possessor of a princess's fortune, she is dispatched to live in the attic and become a servant.
This is another beautifully crafted and nurturing Burnett tale about a young girl growing up, learning humility and compassion...the hard way. Sara Crewe’s young life is filled with wealth and pampering. But when her father dies in India and his wealth is lost, like a hot-house plant cast into the snow her life is reduced to shear survival. Turned into a beggar, her courage and strong-will are all she inherited from her father.
Anastasia, the Snowflake Princess, is the only person in the royal court who hasn't been turned to ice by the evil witch, Baba Yaga. Unless Rosie and Anastasia can break the spell before midnight on Christmas Eve, Anastasia's family will stay frozen forever.
Princess Jaycee is the kindest person in the kingdom. Blessed with a special condition called Down syndrome, she warms the heart of everyone she encounters. As she travels through her kingdom with her best friend, the grand white stallion, she spreads happiness and love from the fish in the moat, to the deer in the orchard, to the bunnies on the hillside. Join author Alessia Russell for this special tale of a special girl, and learn about the secret to Princess Jaycee's overwhelming kindness.
Piccallili, Peaches, and Pip are three little princesses who live in a beautiful palace in an enchanted land. Eight lively stories, packed with action and fun, show all the detail of their lives in the palace: their clothes, their toys, their tiaras, and take them on an exciting adventure in which, with the help of their fairy godmother, Miss Sponge, they outwit the horrid Gobblers.
Rosie knows a very special secret. Hidden in her great-aunt's mysterious castle are lots of little princesses... Hana, the Peach Blossom Princess, is in trouble. An evil water sprite has taken Hana's place and cast a spell so that no one can see or hear the real princess. Can Rosie help?
The Lost Prince is the enchanting story of a young boy discovering his true destiny. Twelve-year-old Marco knows he is being trained for something, but he isn't sure what. All his life he has traveled with his father in secrecy, learning many languages and the ways of a gentleman, but forbidden to speak about their country of origin, Samavia. Samavia has been fraught with war for the last 500 years, ever since the prince mysteriously disappeared.
"The Lost Prince"