Ségur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874.

Room at Guardian Angel Inn / Comtesse de Segur, translated by Stephanie Smee. - Cammeray, N.S.W. : Simon and Schuster, 2012. - 302 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.

A Room at Guardian Angel Inn, opens with two young, lost boys sleeping under a tree next to the side of the road deep in the French countryside. A soldier returning from the Crimean War finds them and brings them to the inn of the title which is run by two generous sisters, one of whom has a bit of cheek in her. Happy to have found a home with a loving family, the boys begin a series of adventures, spurred on by the irascible General Dourakine. A Russian aristocrat and sometime prisoner of war, his stay at the Inn causes mayhem that will delight readers of all ages.

For primary school age.


Translated from the French.

9781922052001(pbk)


Boys--Juvenile fiction.
Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6.
Prisoners of war--Juvenile fiction.
Abandoned children--Juvenile fiction.
Taverns (Inns)--Juvenile fiction.


France--Juvenile fiction.

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