Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill

by Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Roosevelt Richards (Illustrator)
Publisher: SeaWolf Press
150th Anniversary, ©2019, ISBN: 9781953649485
Print-on-demand paperback, 234 pages
Price: $9.45

A beautiful unabridged 150th Anniversary Edition with 8 original illustrations and a cover from an 1905 edition.

SeaWolf Press is proud to offer another book in its Illustrated Classics Collection. Each book in the collection contains the text, illustrations, and cover from the first or early edition.

Jack Minot and Janey Pecq are best friends who live next door to each other. They are always seen together, so Janey gets the nickname of Jill, to mimic the old rhyme.The two do go up a hill one winter day— and then suffer a terrible accident. Seriously injured in a sledding accident, they recover from their physical injuries, while learning life lessons along with their many friends. They are helped along their journey to recovery by various activities created by their mothers.

This version has:

  • 8 original illustrations from a 1905 edition. Don't be fooled by other versions with missing or made-up pictures.
  • Text that has been proofread to avoid errors common in other versions.
  • A beautiful cover that replicates an early edition cover.
  • The complete text in an easy-to-read font similar to the original.
  • Properly formatted text complete with correct indenting, spacing, footnotes, italics, and tables.
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