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Title: The Prince and the Pauper
Author: Mark Twain
ISBN: 978-0-19-545543-4
Genre: Adventure, Classics
Level: 2
Module: Getting along with others
Teenage life
Rights and responsibilities
Cultures of the world
Social issues

One day two young boys meet. They look exactly the same. However there is one big difference; Tom is a poor beggar and Edward is a prince, son of King Henry the Eighth of England.

The boys swap clothes, and Edward, now dressed in beggar's rags, is mistaken for Tom and thrown from the palace by one of his own guards. Suddenly Prince Edward finds himself in an unknown world of poverty in the streets of London ...

Meanwhile Tom is ruling the country, enjoying being a prince.

Read about how the prince and the pauper lead each other's lives. What will happen when King Henry dies, and his son must be crowned king?

Mark Twain grew up in Missouri, USA, over a hundred years ago, and became one of the greatest story-tellers in the English language.


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