22214 No Boats on Bannermere G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th printing.

No Boats on Bannermere. G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill, 5th. First in series.

A mystery set in the Lake District, with four older children from local day schools as heroes. Because it's Trease, this series is unusually well written, with developed characters and with the historical setting well researched. No Boats on Bannermere is the first of the series. The sequels are: Under Black Banner (1951), Black Banner Players (1952), Black Banner Abroad, (1954), and The Gates of Bannerdale (1956)



The River at Green Knowe

The River at Green Knowe

Ida, Oskar, and Ping, left on their own for the holiday, discover the wonderful manor of Green Knowe and canoe among the river islands to magic. Please note: THIS BOOK IS SOLD.



British Birds by Vesey-Fitzgerald, Allen Seaby, ill (Ladybird)

British Birds and their Nests.

Full coloured pictures of about 25 British birds facing text in this little book. The birds themselves are detailed, each with an egg, painted against a lovely, impressionistic watercolour background of their habitat.



19418 Sir Launcelot and his Companions by Pyle

The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions.

The third of Pyle's books on King Arthur tells of the adventures of Sir Launcelot after he became a knight of the king. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



Foxglove Tales by Alison Uttley, Shirley Felts, ill.

Foxglove Tales

A group of Uttley's tales, chosen from the range of her work by Lucy Meredith and published on the centenary of Uttley's birth.



Folk Tales From the North by Winifred Finlay, Ambrus, ill.

Folk Tales From the North.

Scottish or English folktales from the author's home region. Jip and the Witch of Walgrave, Moorachug and Mennachug; The Princess who wanted to play with the Stars; The White Pet; Childe Rowland and the King of Elfland; Peregrine and the Redman of Rockingham Forest; The Laidley Worm of Spindlestone Heugh; the Ji-jaller Bag; Yound Pollard and the Brawn of Bishop Auckland; Mary-Ann and the Cauld Lad of Hylton; The Well of the Word's End; Jonas and the Boggart of Brixworth.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



The Mermaid of Zennor Eileen Molony, ed, Maise Meiklejohn, ill

The Mermaid of Zennor.

Old stories retold for child visitors, full of the colour of Cornwall: (title story), Giant of St. Michael's Mount, Bobby Griglans, Pisky Threshers, Fairy Widower, Knockers (tin mine fairies), Copper Mermaid, Spriggan of St. Ives, Lead Shot Tower.



Four Rode Home by Primrose Cumming.

Four Rode Home.

Follows the adventures of four young people who set out on horseback from New Forest to their home on Romney Marsh in Kent. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



Tales from English History for Children (Strickland's English History,

Tales from English History

A children's history very widely used in the 19th c; few engravings.



The Callow Pit Coffer by Crossley-Holland, Margaret Gordon, illustrator.

The Callow Pit Coffer.

Dark, eerie pictures illustrate this long forgotten folktale about how two brothers in the reign of King Stephen tried, for the good of the village, to hunt down an ancient coffer of gold from the bottom of Callow Pit. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



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