"As she wandered out into the garden, glad to feel the cool air on her flushed cheeks, she murmured to herself, 'A few months more and he, perhaps, may be walking here.'"
A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout. When she was just 19, Anne Elliot followed the wishes of her father and turned down the proposal of the man she loved - a poor but very handsome 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?
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.
Available in hardback or paperback ~ 2019
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