"Emma Woodhouse was beautiful, clever and rich, and had reached the age of twenty-one with very little to trouble her along the way."
A delightful, fresh and funny version of Jane Austen's 'Emma', complete with witty caricature illustrations. It tells the story of Emma Woodhouse who sees no reason why she would ever get married yet fills her days to trying to match-make for her friends and neighbours. With some success she can't help herself and continues to plan and plot to achieve what she thinks is best for all her friends whether they wish her to or not. Emma will not accept guidance or criticism from her friend Mr. Knightley until she finally realises her own true feelings.
An introduction to Jane's romantic novel for our younger readers. Aimed at readers from age 8 and up, this retelling of this famous story will delight and we hope ignite an enduring interest and love for the writings of one of England's most brilliant novelists - Jane Austen.