|aLittle Lord Fauntleroy /|cFrances Hodgson Burnett ; retold by Jennifer Bassett ; illustrated by Roberto Tomei.
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|cc2009.
|a55 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aOxford bookworms library. Human interest. Stage 1
|aFirst published in Oxford Bookworms 2009.
|aStage 1: 400 headwords.
|aWord count: 7,250.
|aCedric Errol is seven years old. He lives with his mother in a little house in New York. They don't have much money, but mother and son are good friends. Cedric is a kind, friendly little boy, and everybody likes him. His father was English, but he is now dead, and Cedric and his mother are alone in the world. But one day a lawyer arrives from England with some very surprising news about Cedric's grandfather.
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