This beautifully illustrated book contains all seven of Jane Austen’s novels, beautifully retold as stories for children. The retellings are true to Austen’s elegant phrasing and language, while reducing and simplifying the stories for a young modern reader, and include quotations from the original text throughout. The perfect book for children studying Jane Austen, or those who simply enjoy reading wonderful stories. Each story has an introductory plate showing all the main characters and introducing the plot, as well as single and double plate illustrations depicting scenes from the story. Includes a section all about Jane Austen, her times and her other writings. An heirloom of the future, this beautiful book is richly produced to a standard this timeless classic deserves, with a padded Hardback cover, a ribbon marker and traditional binding.