Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)
rosieburroughs at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 12 08:30:59 EST 2003
--- Abe Gross <argross at bigpond.net.au> wrote: > Here are some of the
books I remember loving when I was growing up in
> 50s and 60s (in Australia), up until about the age of 14 or a bit
> There was a series called the Abbey books or something like that. I
> remember anything else about them now!
By Elsie J. Oxenham - see
> A book called Exile for Annis, whose author I can't for the life of
> remember. I should actually have this book somewhere, but can't put
> finger on it.
By Josephine Elder. The two sequels are Cherry Tree Perch and Strangers
at the Farm School.
> Elfrida Vipont, The Lark on the Wing and others in the series whose
> titles I
> can no longer remember.
> About a young girl in a Quaker community (I think) who becomes a
The Lark in the Morn, The Lark on the Wing, The Spring of the Year,
Flowering Spring, The Pavilion.
> What Katy Did--forgotten the author. Kate Seredy?
All these are favourites of mine too, but the only one I read as a
child is What Katy Did.
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