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Daddy Long-Legs

Puffin Classics


No. of pages 208

Great for age 9-18 years

In DADDY LONG-LEGS a trustee of the John Grier orphanage has offered to send Judy Abbott to college. The only requirements are that she must write to him every month and that she can never know who he is. Judy's life at college is a whirlwind of friends, classes, parties and a growing friendship with the handsome Jervis Pendleton. With so much happening in her life, Judy can scarcely stop writing to 'Daddy-Long-Legs', or wondering who her mysterious benefactor is...

An amusing coming of age story for all young people.


This book is part of a book series called Puffin Classics .

This book has been graded for interest at 9-11 years.

There are 208 pages in this book. This book was published 1989 by Penguin Books Ltd .

Jean Webster (1876-1916) was born Alice Jane Chandler Webster in Fredonia, New York. A grand-niece of Mark Twain, she had several novels published in her lifetime, but it was the bestseller Daddy-Long-Legs (1912) that brought her great popular acclaim. It was later developed into a stage play and several movies. Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, in Austria, and now lives in England. She has a daughter and three sons.

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Puffin Classics

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