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Little Princess; being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time, A
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Harris's cultured British articulation fits the story, but her characterizations may not suit listeners familiar with the story. D.W. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
Midwest Book Review
Enjoy a complete, unabridged classic spiced by the voice of film actress Wanda McCaddon as it narrates the classic story of young rich girl Sara Crewe, who finds herself impoverished and at the mercy of a cruel headmistress when her father dies. Enjoy a strong audio version which recreates the drama of the story.
Book Links, November 1997
"What little girl would not be delighted to discover that a beloved adult believes she shares Sara Crewe's wonderful imagination, wit, and courage when she receives a tape of The Little Princess?"
The heart-warming rags-to-riches tale of Sara Crewe, whose grace and generosity endure through happy times and sad. A beloved classic, this tale of timeless good will and imagination rewarded is now a major motion picture. Complete and unabridged. 4 cassettes.
Card catalog description
Sara's life at Miss Minchin's London boarding school changes drastically when her father dies leaving her penniless.
From the Publisher
Sara Crewe is a gifted and well-mannered child, and Captain Crewe, her father, is an extraordinary wealthy man. So Miss Minchin, headmistress of Sara's new boarding school in London, is pleased to treat Sara as her star pupil--a pampered little princess.
But suddenly, one dreadful day, Sara's world collapses around her. All of her lovely things are taken from her and she is forbidden to associate with her friends. Her father has died penniless in India.
Miss Minchin can now show her greedy and meanspirited nature to its fullest. The little princess is reduced to a shabby drudge. But Sara does not break, and with the help of a monkey, an Indian lascar, and the strange, ailing gentleman next door, she not only survives her sufferings but help those around her.
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