Adapted as a major motion picture starring Timothee Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Meryl Streep. Recognized as one of the best-loved classic childrens stories of all time, Little Women is an utterly beguiling novel. Part of the Macmillan Collectors Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition includes the sequel, Good Wives, which picks up the girls stories three years on, and features an afterword by publisher Anna South. Louisa May Alcott tells the story of the courageous and ingenious March sisters; Jo, the independent tomboy; Beth, who is delicate and loving; pretty and kind Meg; and beautiful, precocious Amy, the baby of the family. Their devoted mother Marmee, recently impoverished, must care for them alone whilst their father is away serving as a chaplain in the Civil War.