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Following Little Men, this is the final chapter in the lives of the the 'boys' of Plumfield, revisiting their experiences as they move into adulthood

'My dear girls, stop your mud-pies and hear the news!'

Ten years after Little Men, the boys that Jo raised are all grown-up. But that certainly doesn’t mean that they no longer need her help and advice. Emil, now as sailor, must survive shipwreck and disaster. Dan’s attempt to make his fortune ends in prison. Nat’s career in music takes him to Europe, to a life of frivolity and a tricky romantic muddle. But returning to Plumfield to tell their tales, they are, and will always be, Jo’s boys.

Includes exclusive content: In the ‘Backstory’ you can discover the story behind the Little Women series and take the Jo’s Boys quiz

Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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Six generations of readers have found in the story of the March family universal truths about girls, families and growing up

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  • Paperback

    9781784870256

    September 1, 2015

    Vintage Children's Classics

    464 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141366098

    August 17, 2015

    Puffin

    432 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780553214499

    March 31, 1999

    Bantam Juvenile US

    RRP $8.99

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