"I'm so tired of Christmas I wish there never would be another one!"
Nobody would be surprised if it were old Scrooge talking. But it's actually little Effie, a child with festive fatigue.
Once you find out whether Effie dropped her impression of 'The Grinch', then you can go on a journey to 'Candy Country' or get to know 'Naughty Jocko' and find out more about 'The Piggy Girl'.
A collection of 10 short children’s stories, brought to you by the iconic Louisa May Alcott. A winning compilation, perfect for youngsters from any generation.
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American writer of numerous beloved novels, short stories and poems. She was a feminist, and many of her stories are loosely based on her own life experiences. She is primarily known for her young adult fiction but also wrote gothic thrillers, albeit anonymously, and sensational stories under the pen name A.M. Barnard. One of her best-known works is "Little Women", a novel that has been turned into numerous film and television adaptations, such as the 2019 film, starring Saorise Ronan, Florence Pugh and Timothée Chalamet.