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Jack and Jill: A Village Story
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Author Louisa May Alcott
Language English
Genre Children's book
Publisher Roberts Brothers
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Jack and Jill: A Village Story is a children's book by Louisa May Alcott. It was published in 1880.


Jack Minot and Janey Pecq are best friends who live next door to each other. They are always seen together. Janey gets the nickname of Jill, to mimic the old Jack and Jill rhyme. Seriously injured in a sledding accident, they recover from their physical injuries, while learning life lessons along with their many friends. They are helped along their journey to recovery by various activities created by their mothers.

  • Original text at Project Gutenberg
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