When Sara Crewe is sent to boarding school in London, she enters as a wealthy, well-loved, intelligent girl; never knowing the future she will face. After learning that her father has died, her charmed life abruptly ends at the hands of the jealous headmistress. Plunged into a life of poverty, Sara relies on her inner strength and creativity to find happiness and friendship in the most unlikely places.[br /] About the Series:[br /]Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.
Frances Hodgson Burnett was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.