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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593118092
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704
  • RRP: $14.99

Little Women




BE CLASSIC with Little Women, introduced by New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson.

Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn’t be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they’re putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there’s one thing they can’t help wondering: Will Father return home safely?

  • Pub date: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593118092
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was born on 29 November 1832 in Pennsylvania. Her father was friends with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Thoreau. Alcott started selling stories in order to help provide financial support for her family. Her first book was Flower Fables (1854). She worked as a nurse during the American Civil War and in 1863 she published Hospital Sketches, which was based on her experiences. Little Women was published in 1868 and was based on her life growing up with her three sisters. She followed it with three sequels, Good Wives (1869), Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886) and she also wrote other books for both children and adults. Louisa May Alcott was an abolitionist and a campaigner for women's rights. She died on 6 March 1888.

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