The beloved March girls - beautiful Meg, tomboy Jo, kind and gentle Beth, and spunky Amy - come alive in this manga-style retelling of "Little Women". With their country embroiled in war and their father far from home, the four sisters find themselves thrust into new and trying situations, and with little money and a hard winter ahead, they must learn to adapt. In the year that follows, the girls learn about compassion, sacrifice, love, and more about themselves and each other than they ever imagined. About the "Manga Literary Classics" series: Combining the exciting graphics of manga style with classic stories, these beloved works by literary icons are accessible and entertaining to today's children, as well as educational - each story is accompanied by a time line that puts the story's events in historical perspective. Visually stunning, this series is a beautifully updated version of yesterday's literary comics, sure to hook young readers on these perennial classics and the written word. Manga, one of the fastest growing segments of children's literature, is incredibly popular amongst school-age children and lends itself exceptionally well to the vivid stories in this series.
YKids, an imprint of YoungJin Singapore Pte. Ltd., is the publisher of the Educational Manga Comics series."