Author(s): Eleanor Porter; Neil Reed (Illustrator)
Perhaps many will consider this book to be written for young readers, however, there are many things to learn for adults as well. 'Pollyanna' is a kind and bright book that helps to look at some life moments more positively. The best-selling book by Elinor Porter outlines the amazing story of an orphaned girl, who from a "sense of duty" was taken to her stern aunt. Under all circumstances Pollyanna prefers to enjoy her life which helps not only her but also people surrounding her. Undoubtedly, the reader will also be attracted by almost detective twists and turns of the plot of the book.
Eleanor Porter (Author) Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter was an American novelist. She was born in 1868 in Littleton, New Hampshire. She was trained as a singer, attending the New England Conservatory for several years. In 1892 she married John Lyman Porter and moved to Massachusetts, after which she began writing and publishing her short stories and, later, novels. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1920, and was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery.Neil Reed (Illustrator) Neil Reed has been an illustrator for more than twenty years and has illustrated novels such as Goodnight, Mr Tom and What Katy Did. As well as illustrating, Neil enjoys landscape design and painting. He currently lives in Cornwall.