Cedric Errol and his mother had been living in poverty on the streets of New York City when they receive news that Cedric has inherited the title Lord Fauntleroy and is heir to the earldom and a huge estate.
Plucked from the streets and taken to join the English elite the Earl sets about teaching young Cedric how to be part of the aristocracy. Will Cedric’s good nature dull in this new environment, or will his goodness help to change those around him?
Called the Harry Potter of its day due to the excitement of children waiting to read the next chapters this story has influenced plays, film, and television for over 100 years. This edition is complete and unabridged and contains all twenty-six original illustrations by Reginald B. Birch which set fashion trends at the time the novel was released.