One of the best-loved children's books of all time, Little Women introduced countless readers to the genial and endearing March girls. Now, in this engaging coloring book version of Louisa May Alcott's popular classic, 20 ready-to-color illustrations recapture the charm and spirit of the unforgettable March family.
Lifelike drawings of the story's most memorable scenes introduce you to literary-minded Jo, artistic Beth, and Meg, the oldest sister. You'll also meet Marmee, the girls' mother, Mr. March, Professor Bhaer (a tutor in love with Jo), and others. Share the heartwarming experience of this close-knit 19th-century New England family as the girls celebrate Christmas morning and listen to Marmee read the latest letter from their absent father; witness Amy's close encounter with disaster on the ice; attend Meg's lively summer wedding to Joseph Brooke; and much more.
Accompanied by a specially abridged version of the original text geared to young readers, this coloring book will delight anyone encountering the March girls for the first time, rekindle fond memories among those who met them years ago, and entertain colorists of all ages.
About the Author
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Little Women is loosely based on Alcott's childhood experiences with her three sisters.