A Handful of Gold book. Classic Joan Aiken, an author who deserves to be up there with Rowling and Wynne-Jones.
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Joan Aiken is one of our greatest writers for children. She has a unique voice which never fails to delight both children and adults. A new story collection featuring fifteen of the very best of Joan Aiken's short stories illustrated with inimitable style by Quentin Blake. A superb collection of children's favourites to treasure.
Book by JOAN AIKEN, QUENTIN BLAKE (ILLUSTRATOR). Children's Children's Books Literature & Fiction Short Story Collections. Joan Aiken, Lizza Aiken.
TITLE: A Handful Of Gold (Red Fox Older Fiction). PUBLISHER: Red Fox. BINDING: Paperback.
Why, what the devil did you do?' inquired the captain without much sympathy. winner of the Guardian Award 1969. Short Story Collections: A Handful of Gold. Five hundred gold bezants. Sold Miss Twite to Lady Ettarde?' exclaimed the captain in wrath and astonishment.
Book 1 of 13 in the Wolves Chronicles Series. With the help of James, the loyal servant who stayed on to watch over them as best he can, they discover that Miss Slighcarp has truly nefarious plans for Willoughby Chase.
Nothing in nature is unbeautiful. ― Alfred, Lord Tennyson. This eagerly awaited addition to Joan Aiken's award-winning Wolves series takes us on Dido's most imaginative adventure yet!Dido Twite has been sailing the high seas, chasing after Lord Herodsfoot, who is scouring the globe for new and interesting games. Nightbirds on Nantucket (The Wolves Chronicles, by Joan Aiken. Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home to England.
Joan Aiken believed stories were vital to stimulate our imagination,. com. of-joan-ai. ewyorker. The Practical Magic of Joan Aiken, the Greatest Children’s Writer You’ve Likely Never Read.
Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home to England. Instead, Captain Casket's ship lands in Nantucket, where Dido and the captain's daughter, Dutiful Penitence, are left in the care of Dutiful's sinister Aunt Tribulation. Joan Aiken, daughter of the American writer Conrad Aiken, was born in Rye, Sussex, England, and has written more than sixty books for children, including The Wolves of Willoughby Chase. 151. Published: 1982.