Little Women

Little Women

Written by:
Illustrated by:
Introduction by:
Notes by: Siobhan Kilfeather
Notes by: Vinca Showalter

Additional Formats
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780141192413
  • 544 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


Part of Penguin’s beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth – four “little women” enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. Readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo’s hand, cried over little Beth’s death, and dreamed of traveling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy. Future writers have found inspiration in Jo’s devotion to her writing. In this simple, enthralling tale, both parts of which are included here, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature’s most beloved women.
Little Women

Little Women

Written by: Louisa May Alcott, Illustrated by: Coralie Bickford-Smith, Introduction by: Elaine Showalter, Notes by: Siobhan Kilfeather, Notes by: Vinca Showalter


"The American female myth."
—Madelon Bedell