A Little Princess

  • by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Narrated by Justine Eyre
  • 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Written by British-born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, A Little Princess tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant. All the other girls at Miss Minchin's school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess. But when Captain Crewe's fortune is sadly lost, Sara's luck changes. Suddenly she is treated no better than a scullery maid.
Sara's fierce determination to maintain her dignity and remain a princess inside has intrigued and delighted listeners for almost 100 years, even inspiring a recent popular feature film.

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Charming girl Sarah Crewe

What made the experience of listening to A Little Princess the most enjoyable?

The story! I admire Sarah Crewe's imagination and maturity.


What was one of the most memorable moments of A Little Princess?

When Sarah found out about her father's untimely death during her birthday, Sarah's first feast in the attic, and when Sarah went over to the neighbour to return the monkey.


Which character – as performed by Justine Eyre – was your favorite?

Becky! I love her accent.


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

There's already a film for this book. I couldn't ask for more.


Any additional comments?

Highly recommended!

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- Jamie

my favourite childhood book

I have read and memorised this book from childhood. Love it! the narration was clear and crisp but perhaps lacking a little tone variety. the narrator tried to do different voices and inflections but it still sounded just a tad monotonous. That said, it is still one of the better narrations available and was enjoyable all the same.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2010
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio