Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Wed Feb 12 19:34:34 EST 2003


Lark in the Morn / On the Wing are being discussed on the Girls' Own list at
the moment.

Sallyo/

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Rosie Hopkins" <rosieburroughs at yahoo.com>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 12:30 AM
Subject: Re: Re:Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)


> --- Abe Gross <argross at bigpond.net.au> wrote: > Here are some of the
> books I remember loving when I was growing up in
> > the
> > 50s and 60s (in Australia), up until about the age of 14 or a bit
> > older.
>
> > There was a series called the Abbey books or something like that. I
> > can't
> > remember anything else about them now!
>
> By Elsie J. Oxenham - see
> http://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/usrpages/collect/popular.htm for
> further details.
>
> > A book called Exile for Annis, whose author I can't for the life of
> > me
> > remember. I should actually have this book somewhere, but can't put
> > my
> > 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
> > famous
> > singer.
>
> 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?
>
> Susan Coolidge.
>
> All these are favourites of mine too, but the only one I read as a
> child is What Katy Did.
>
> Rosie
>
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