Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter was an American novelist, she mainly wrote children's literature, adventure stories and romance fiction. She's well known for her Pollyanna novel, for which she achieved considerable commercial success: during 1913, it ranked eighth among best selling novels in the United States. Eleanor Porter became a remarkable woman of history, and achieved a rare distinction internationally in the 20th century as an American novelist. The Pollyanna book was an immediate success on the best seller lists, and sold over a million copies reaching Europe and the United States in the first year.This classics of children's literature tells us a story of a young, optimistic girl who is tragically orphaned, sent to live with her grumpy Aunt, and ends up changing a town’s point of view through her sunny disposition! Cheer up and let the sheer joy of reading lift your spirits up!