Little Lord Fauntleroy (Aladdin Classics) (Paperback)

Little Lord Fauntleroy (Aladdin Classics) By Frances Hodgson Burnett, Polly Horvath (Foreword by) Cover Image
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At the age of sixteen Frances Hodgson Burnett moved to Tennessee with her bankrupt family and began writing for American magazines as means to support herself. Over two decades later Burnett published Little Lord Fauntleroy, modeling the character after her son Vivian. Burnett's text and Reginald Birch's original illustrations helped popularize a very romantic style of dress for boys -- a velvet suit with a broad lace collar -- in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

About the Author

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924) was born in Manchester, England, but moved to America as a teenager. A gifted writer from childhood, Burnett took to writing as a means of supporting her family, creating stories for Lady’s BookHarper’s Bazaar, and other magazines. Though she began writing novels for adults, she gained lasting success writing for children. She is best known for Little Lord Fauntleroy (1855–1856), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).

Polly Horvath is the Newbery Honor author of Everything on a Waffle. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780689869945
ISBN-10: 0689869940
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: May 1st, 2004
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Aladdin Classics