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The Prince and the Pauper (Great Illustrated Classics) (edition 2008)

by Mark Twain

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When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.
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Title:The Prince and the Pauper (Great Illustrated Classics)
Authors:Mark Twain
Info:Waldman Publishing Corp. (2008), Paperback, 240 pages
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The Prince and the Pauper [adapted - Great Illustrated Classics] by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain's classic tale is revised for the sake of young, pre-teen readers in this Great Illustrated Classics work. This version is true to the original. Excellent pen & ink drawings that reside on every facing page illustrate the story. This work is well- designed to attract young readers who hopefully will be induced to tackle Twain's original when older. Highly recommended for younger readers. (Don't trust the Amazon reviews under listings for this book; they refer to a variety of editions of Mark Twain's original work, a symptom of Amazon's incompetence and disorganization). ( )
2 vote danielx | Jan 8, 2022 |
Summary: Edward Tudor and Tom Canty are the same age and share the same features--only one of them is a pauper's child and the other is the heir to the throne of England. When fate brings the boys together, they switch clothes, but soon they are in each other's worlds.
  hgcslibrary | Nov 29, 2009 |
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The Great Illustrated Classics are abridged versions for young readers. Please do not combine with the major work. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Il.... Please do not confuse them with the Illustrated Classics graphic novel adaptations, which are quite different. Thank you.
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