Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice
Part of the Awesomely Austen series, this is a fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen’s best-known story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout.
Elizabeth Bennet is the second eldest in a family of five daughters. Although their mother is very keen to see them all married to wealthy men, Elizabeth is determined that she will only ever marry for love. At a ball, Elizabeth meets Mr Darcy, who at first she believes is proud and haughty. But perhaps there is more to him than first meets the eye…
'This is an utterly glorious addition to any school library, classroom or home bookshelf... Katherine Woodfine has managed to capture the vivacity of Jane Austen's masterpiece, has preserved many of the most famous original lines, maintained the personalities of the characters whilst rewriting to make this accessible to a younger audience. I have been reading it with a group of Year 5 pupils (aged 9 and 10) in library club, and they have been spellbound, audibly groaning when the bell goes to signal the end of break or lunchtime' - Toppsta
The Awesomely Austen series is illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans who captures all of Austen’s satire and wit, bringing her colourful casts to life with warm and funny illustrations. The perfect way to discover Jane Austen for the first time!
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