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.


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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