A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout.
When she was just nineteen, Anne Elliot followed the wishes of her father and turned down the proposal of the man she loved - a naval officer called Frederick Wentworth.
Years later, Captain Wentworth returns from his time at sea, and Anne dares to hope that their paths might cross once more.
But the course of true love is bumpy at best - will Anne and Frederick ever be reunited?
Narinder Dhami is the author of The Sleepover Club and The Beautiful Game series . Jane Austen is her favourite author of all time and she can't wait to introduce a new audience to Austen's final novel.
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 , Persuasion , Sense and Sensibility , Mansfield Park 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.
This is Book 2 in the Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold Series. See all Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold books here.
Narinder Dhami is a young writer who has already found a strong voice for children's fiction. She has had two novels for a slightly older age group published by Collins, and we are looking forward to establishing her in a younger market on our list. Her first book for Transworld, ANNIE'S GAME, was published in Corgi Yearling in April 1999: 'A teMore about Narinder Dhami
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.More about Jane Austen
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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