ISBN 9780140367492,The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper


Mark Twain


Penguin Books

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Penguin Books

Publication Year 1996

ISBN 9780140367492

ISBN-10 0140367497


Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)


When Tom Canty and Edward VI meet each other, they cannot believe their eyes. Despite having no relations in common, the pauper and the Prince of Wales look completely alike. They decide to take advantage of their resemblance and exchange their lives. Tom begins a life of comfort as the new Prince of Wales. However, is he ready to become King of all England? And what of Edward VI? What effects will coming face to face with the stark poverty rampant in England have on the young Prince?

About Mark Twain

Mark Twain was the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, an American writer known best for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain has also written a little known historical novel based on the fictionalized events of the life and times of Joan of Arc.

Media Note

This book has been adapted into several films through the years, including several animated films.