The story of a small, angelic boy from New York who is told he is the heir to an English earldom and is whisked away to the English countryside where he begins to win over his bad-tempered old grandfather. When the boy’s identity is challenged, his old friends from New York come to his rescue.
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About Frances Hodgson Burnett
Frances Hodgson Burnett was born in Manchester, England, on November 24 1849. After her father’s death in 1853, Burnett’s mother ran the family’s iron foundry until the American Civil War caused the business to fail. Destitute, the Hodgsons moved to… More about Frances Hodgson Burnett
Published by Puffin Books Mar 17, 2011| 256 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780141330143