Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park
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A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout.

Fanny Price is one of nine children, and her family are very poor. So when a distant relative offers to take her in - giving her the opportunity to grow up wealthy and comfortable - her parents jump at the chance.

But money doesn't always bring happiness, and Fanny struggles to settle into her new home, where the family are very cold towards her. Her only friend amongst them is Edmund, who tries his best to help her be happy.

As she grows up, Fanny realises that Edmund is the most important person in her life. But will he ever see her as more than the timid little girl who arrived at his home so many years before?

Ayisha Malik is a British Muslim, lifelong Londoner and lover of books. She has read and reread Austen's books throughout her whole life and is perfectly placed to bring Mansfield Park to a new audience.

Eglantine Ceulemans captures all of Austen's satire and wit, bringing her colourful casts to life with warm and funny black and white illustrations.

Illustrated and retold editions are also available for: Pride and Prejudice, Emma , Persuasion , Sense and Sensibility and Northanger Abbey . The perfect way to discover Austen for the first time, this bright and bold collection features some of the most inspiring and famous heroines in English literature. For readers aged eight and up.

Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park Reviews | Toppsta

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This is Book 7 in the Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold Series. See all Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold books here.

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About Ayisha Malik

Ayisha was born and raised in south London, where she worked as a publicist at Penguin Random House and a managing editor at Cornerstones Literary Consultancy, before becoming a full-time writer. Her debut novel SOFIA KHAN IS NOT OBLIGED was dubbed as the 'Muslim Bridget Jones'. She is known for ghost-writing Great British Bake Off winner, Nadiya Hussain's,

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About Jane Austen

Jane Austen's (1775 - 1817) works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature, her realism and biting social commentary cementing her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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About Eglantine Ceulemans

Laura James's love of storytelling began at an early age and led her to undertake a degree in Film Studies and an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. Laura's debut novel Captain Pug was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2017. Laura lives near Bath with her two dachshunds, Brian and Florence.

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