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Little Saint Elizabeth and Other Stories

Little Saint Elizabeth and Other Stories by Frances Hodgson Burnett
By: (1849-1924)

She had not been brought up in America at all. She had been born in France, in a beautiful château, and she had been born heiress to a great fortune, but, nevertheless, just now she felt as if she was very poor, indeed. And yet her home was in one of the most splendid houses in New York. She had a lovely suite of apartments of her own, though she was only eleven years old. She had had her own carriage and a saddle horse, a train of masters, and governesses, and servants, and was regarded by all the children of the neighborhood as a sort of grand and mysterious little princess, whose incomings and outgoings were to be watched with the greatest interest....

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LITTLE SAINT ELIZABETH

And Other Stories

BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

1888

CONTENTS

Little Saint Elizabeth

The Story of Prince Fairyfoot

The Proud Little Grain of Wheat

Behind the White Brick

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

FROM DRAWINGS BY REGINALD B. BIRCH

"There she is," they would cry.

It was Aunt Clotilde, who had sunk forward while kneeling at prayer

The villagers did not stand in awe of her

"Uncle Bertrand," said the child, clasping her hands

"Why is it that you cry?" she asked gently

Her strength deserted her she fell upon her knees in the snow

"Why," exclaimed Fairyfoot, "I'm surprised"

"What's the matter with the swine?" he asked

Almost immediately they found themselves in a beautiful little dell

Fairyfoot loved her in a moment, and he knelt on one knee

"There's the cake," he said

"Eh! Eh!" he said. "What! What! Who's this Tootsicums?"

LITTLE SAINT ELIZABETH

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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - July 20, 2016
Subject: Review little Saint elizabeth
Hmmmm..... Turns out this is a compilation of several stories. These stories would be good for the very young to listen to. Nicely read.


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