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Happy families

Author: Barbara Willard; Krystyna Turska
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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An anthology of prose and poetry about family life includes selections by Louisa May Alcott, Gerald Durrell, Walter de la Mare, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Saki, J.M. Barrie and others.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Willard; Krystyna Turska
ISBN: 0027930106 9780027930108
OCLC Number: 799710
Description: 256 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: Prayer for a happy family / Ursula Moray Williams --
The history of the Fairchild family / Mrs. Sherwood --
A happy family / Juliana Horatia Ewing --
The poor cottages / Frances Hodgson Burnett --
Grandmother's spring / Juliana Horatia Ewing --
The little creature / Walter De La Mare --
Cousin Helen's visit / Susan Coolidge --
Jo meets Apollyon / Louisa May Alcott --
The burial of the Linnet / Julian Horatia Ewing --
The bennet family / Jane Austen --
A brother's kind thoughts for his sisters / Jane Austen --
Two, five and seven-A Madrigal / Anon --
Five of us / Walter De La Mare --
We are seven / William Wordworth --
Parent and children of the past: Lady Jane Grey speaks of her childhood --
Margaret Paston to her son, John (1463) --
Sir Thomas More to his daughter Margaret, (1535) --
Sir Henry Sidney to his son, Philip, at school (1565) --
Lord Chesterfield to his son, being educated abroad (1748) --
The Ester egg / Alison Uttley --
The kitchen / Laurie Lee --
An orphan family / Capt. Marryat --
A fly-away family / J.M. Barrie --
The changeling / Anon --
The lumber-room / 'Saki' --
The general sees active service / Ethel Turner --
The lucky baby / A. P. Herbert --
Being wanted / E. Nesbit --
The baby show / Eve Garnett --
The smell of Privet / Barbara Sleigh --
The web of the day / Jan and Rumer Godden --
A family on the move / Gerald Durrell --
Only child / Anon.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Willard, illustrated by Krystyna Turska.

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An anthology of prose and poetry about family life includes selections by Louisa May Alcott, Gerald Durrell, Walter de la Mare, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Saki, J.M. Barrie and others.

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