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Eleanor Farjeon.

Eileen H. Colwell

Eleanor Farjeon.

by Eileen H. Colwell

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [87]-94).

SeriesA Bodley Head monograph
ContributionsFarjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965.
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18404587M

Eleanor Farjeon was that girl, who was so enchanted by her little bookroom that she recreated it by writing this wonderful collection of short stories. This charming book was the winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal and is beautifully illustrated throughout by Edward Ardizzone, whose exquisite pictures Price Range: $ - $ Eleanor Farjeon's Book - Edited by Eleanor Graham, it contained a selection of her stories from many of the above volumes, as well as her Christmas Masque (play) "A Room at the Inn" Other children's plays by Eleanor Farjeon included Granny Grey () with four little plays, and The Glass Slipper () and The Silver Curlew.

About The Little Bookroom. In The Little Bookroom, Eleanor Farjeon mischievously tilts our workaday world to reveal its wonders and selection of her favorite stories describes powerful—and sometimes exceedingly silly—monarchs, and commoners who are every bit their match; musicians and dancers who live for aft rather than earthly reward; and a goldfish who wishes to “marry the. Eleanor Farjeon -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Eleanor Farjeon (Farjeon, Eleanor, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Farjeon, Eleanor, Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard (Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, c), illust. by Richard Kennedy (illustrated HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) Farjeon, Eleanor, Martin Pippin in the. Farjeon, Eleanor Bookplates Paper (fibre product) case bindings Printers' marks) Publishers' advertisements Stamped (marked) copies (document genres) Biographies Library (institution) copies (document genres: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Colwell, Eileen H. Eleanor Farjeon. London: The Bodley Head, (OCoLC) Named.


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The series kicked off for the first time in with the release of the first book, No. 17, originally a play for the stage. Another book would soon come out featuring this. Eleanor was born in London ineducated privately, she wrote childrens stories and fantasy stories, and soon became popular with both children and adults.

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