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Overton, Jenny

Works: 9 works in 41 publications in 2 languages and 953 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  History  Short stories  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Sports stories  Dime novels 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR4809.H8, 823.8
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Publications about Jenny Overton
Publications by Jenny Overton
Most widely held works about Jenny Overton
Most widely held works by Jenny Overton
The thirteen days of Christmas by Jenny Overton( Book )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A young girl's suitor sends her a different and unusual present every day of the Christmas season and inspires the well-known song
The ship from Simnel Street by Jenny Overton( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A London baker's daughter runs off to Lisbon to search for her sweetheart who is fighting in th Peninsular War, leaving behind a distraught family that concocts a colossal scheme to demonstrate their support of her action
Creed country by Jenny Overton( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
"Stephen Carey was an only child, and he kept most things to himself. Sarah Wentworth was one of eight, and in a family of that size it is difficult to keep anything to oneself. Stephen could not have explained quite why it was that he found himself telling her about the Creed papers ..."--Inside front dust jacket
The nightwatch winter by Jenny Overton( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"In daydreams Veronica Wentworth liked to see herself as a heroine, but in reral life her vivid imagination only made her more easily frightened than other people. So it was unfortunate that she was the one who crashed through the hillside into the hideout scooped out long ago under the turf of Troy Town Hill. Yet this incident, unnerving in itself, led to her meeting Mrs. King, the old woman living alone on the Common, and it was because of Mrs King that Veronica, in the nightwatch crisis, was able to act in a way that really had something heroic about it" --Inside front dust jacket
A suffragette nest : Peaslake, 1910 and after by Jenny Overton( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Tom Brown's schooldays by Thomas Hughes( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of a young English boy at Rugby School in the early nineteenth century
Annaple eller Hur man gifter bort sin syster by Jenny Overton( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in Swedish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Annaple eller Hur man gifter bort sin syster by Jenny Overton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 1 library worldwide
English (39)
Swedish (2)
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