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The author of the book: Marshall Saunders
Edition: Forgotten Books
Date of issue: April 21st 2018
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ISBN: 1332479308
ISBN 13: 9781332479306
Language: English
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Yes, you will, said the fair-haired beauty, her sister, who was standing over her in a somewhat theatrical attitude.

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Ebook The Story of the Gravelys: A Tale for Girls read Online! Margaret Marshall Saunders CBE was a Canadian author.

Saunders was born in the village of Milton, Queens County, Nova Scotia. She spent most of her childhood in Berwick, Nova Scotia where her father served as Baptist minister. Saunders is most famous for her novel Beautiful Joe. Originally published under the pseudonym Marshall Saunders, it is a story narrated by a dog who has had a difficult puppyhood with many obstacles including a cruel owner. When the book was published in 1894, both it and its subject received worldwide attention. It was the first Canadian book to sell over a million copies, and by the late 1930s had sold over seven million copies worldwide.

In 1934, Saunders was made a Commander of the British Empire (C.B.E.), at the time her country's highest civilian honor. Together with fellow Canadian author, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Saunders co-founded the Maritime branch of the Canadian Women's Press Club.

Following the success of Beautiful Joe, Saunders wrote more than twenty other stories, a number of which provided social commentary on such things as the abolition of child labor, slum clearance, and the improvement of playground facilities.

Saunders died in 1947 in Toronto, Ontario where she had lived for a number of years.



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Why do you need to drive a phone?

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