Little Women [With CD (Audio)] (Hear It Read It Classics) (Abridged / Hardcover)
The classic coming of age story of four sisters, brought to life in a new book-plus-audio edition.
Little Women, based loosely on the experiences of author Louisa May Alcott, tells the story of four sisters growing up in America during the Civil War. Like all children, these girls are not perfect. They each struggle with parts of themselves: Meg is vain; Jo, short-tempered; Beth, shy; and Amy, self-centered. How they overcome these struggles and the adventures they have on the way is what makes Little Women one of the greatest books for children ever written.
Join the girls on their heartfelt journey to becoming better sisters and better friends. Little Women is read by BBC voice actor Liza Ross, with music and effects to set the mood.
With the included audio you can HEAR the entire book, word for word, READ ALONG with the audio, or READ the story on your own.
Each HEAR IT READ IT classic presents the world's greatest stories in an easy-to-read abridged format. The included audio contains a dramatic reading--with music and sound effects--that match the text, word for word, so children of all ages and reading levels can read along.
Perfect for high-level young readers experiencing the classics for the first time and also ideally accessible for "reluctant readers," HEAR IT READ IT classics give young readers the best possible introduction to the world's timeless tales. It's a terrific way for adults to re-experience the thrills of a classic tale, tooAdd other Hear It Read It classics to your library, including: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round TableThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Secret GardenAnd more...
About the Author
An abolitionist and feminist, Louisa May Alcott is best known for Little Women and the sequels which followed it. Coming from a poor family, she worked as a teacher, seamstress, governess and domestic helper as well as writing. Her first book, Flower Fables, was published in 1854. Reader Liza Ross is a British stage and TV actress who also had a small part in Tim Burton's film Batman.