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Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess
Sara Crewe is devastated when the news of her beloved father’s death in India reaches her at her boarding school in London. Miss Minchin, the heartless and greedy headmistress, immediately moves Sara to the attic and forces her to become her servant. Despite being used to luxury, Sara quickly adjusts to her new life and never stops being kind and polite to everyone. Little does she now that someone out there is looking for her, and they might be much closer than they think. Author Frances Eliza...
Engels, 7 uur 30 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Susan Coolidge What Katy Did
"To-morrow I will begin, thought Katy." Twelve-year-old Katy Carr desperately wants to be good. But being a wild and hot-headed tomboy, it seems so much easier to start being good tomorrow than it does today. Even when her kind and patient invalid cousin comes to visit, Katy‘s resolution to change only lasts a few hours. But soon she will have much more in common with her cousin than she wished and it will confine her to her room perhaps forever. Will it make her finally able to uphold her promise?...
Engels, 4 uur 35 minuten (jpg, 212 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Edith Nesbit The Railway Children
When Roberta, Peter and Phyllis’ dad is suddenly and unexpectedly sent to prison, the children are suddenly pulled away from their comfortable suburban life. They move with their mother to the "Three Chimneys," a countryside house that sits near the railway. As the children settle into their new life, the railway allows them to meet and befriend a series of characters, some of whom need their help, and some whom might just be able to help them. First published in 1905 as a serial, "The Railway Children"...
Engels, 4 uur 58 minuten (jpg, 216 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility (1811) was Jane Austens first published novel. When their father dies the Dashwood sisters and their mother find themselves destitute and soon, under the influence of his greedy wife Fanny, their half-brother John forces them out of their home in Sussex and the bereaved women have to move to a distant relatives cottage in Devonshire. The two oldest sisters Elinor and Marianne struggle with their newfound lower status, as they fall in love and face heartbreak. Elinor is responsible...
Engels, 10 uur 56 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.` So opens Jane Austens second novel Pride and Prejudice, which was first published in 1813. It follows the story of Mr and Mrs Bennet and their five single daughters. The whole town is set aflutter by the arrival of prosperous Mr Bingley and his friend Mr Darcy, and as the prejudice of the latter hurts the pride of headstrong Elizabeth Bennet, friendship, love, and strife enfold. Perhaps...
Engels, 11 uur 2 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Lucy Maud Montgomery Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables is a children‘s classic by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery and recently adapted by Netflix in the hit series Anne with an E. 11-year-old Anne is mistakenly sent away from her orphanage to live on Prince Edward Island with brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who need help on their farm. Wild and imaginative Anne learns to find her place in the little town of Avonlea, makes friends, and strives to be the best in school. A children and adults favourite Annes tale of...
Engels, 9 uur 28 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden
"Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way - or always to have it." When her parents die, Mary, spoiled, yet unloved, is shipped from India to England to live with her absent uncle. When she discovers a secret garden, and starts to tend to it, like the flowers, she comes to life. One day she hears a cry from within the mansion, and soon learns that she is not the only one in need of some fresh air. `The Secret Garden‘ (1911) by Frances Hodgson Burnett is among the most...
Engels, 6 uur 55 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021