Sophie Rostopchine, Countess of Ségur, was a French writer of Russian birth and origin born in 1799. She is well-known for her children's books Les Malheurs de Sophie (Sophie's Misfortunes, 1858), Les Petites Filles Modèles (Good Little Girls, 1858) and Les Vacances (The Holidays, 1859), all published by Hachette. Her books are still vastly popular with French children today.
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|Comtesse de Ségur, Sophie’s Misfortunes (Simon & Schuster, 2011)|