This early work is Louisa May Alcott's 1880 children's story, "Jack and Jill: A Village Story". It is the tale of a boy and girl named Jack and Janey who both become injured in a sledding accident. During their recovery, they come to terms with the incident and learn numerous life lessons. This timeless classic is ideal for bedtime reading, and would make for a lovely addition to family collections. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American author best known for her novel "Little Women". Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.