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The Prince and the Pauper (Aladdin Classics)

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Prince Edward inadvertently switches places with Tom Canty, a pauper. While both boys are interested in experiencing life in the other's shoes, they are dismayed by the realities of their new lives. Written before andlt;iandgt;The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnandlt;/iandgt; was finished, this tale contains the elements of social criticism that were later to dominate Twain's writings

Synopsis:

Prince Edward inadvertently switches places with Tom Canty, a pauper. While both boys are interested in experiencing life in the other's shoes, they are dismayed by the realities of their new lives. Written before "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was finished, this tale contains the elements of social criticism that were later to dominate Twain's writings

About the Author

Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His humorous tales of human nature, especially andlt;iandgt;The Adventures of Tom Sawyerandlt;/iandgt; (1876) and andlt;iandgt;The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnandlt;/iandgt; (1884), remain standard texts in high school and college literature classes. Twain was born and died in years in which Halleyand#8217;s Comet passed by Earth: 1835 and 1910.andlt;bandgt;Suzanne Fisher Staplesandlt;/bandgt; is the Newbery Honor author of andlt;Iandgt;Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind.andlt;/iandgt; She lives in Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416928058
Author:
Twain, Mark
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Foreword:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher
Author:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Impostors and imposture
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Mark Twayne; Prince Edward; social criticism; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; historical fiction; Dave; It Takes Two; Mickey Mouse; switching places; king; American Literature; literary classic; classic; rags-to-riches; English history; The Tudors; Pr
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Aladdin Classics
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 8.19 oz
Age Level:
8-12

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"Synopsis" by , Prince Edward inadvertently switches places with Tom Canty, a pauper. While both boys are interested in experiencing life in the other's shoes, they are dismayed by the realities of their new lives. Written before "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was finished, this tale contains the elements of social criticism that were later to dominate Twain's writings

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