After years of staying in strange houses in even stranger foreign cities, of travelling around the world with their famous brother Sebastian, what the Forum children want most of all is a home. So Myra, the eldest, begins "Operation Home", a plan to return to their old house in Devon - Apple Bough.
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Noel Streatfeild was born in Sussex in 1895. She worked as an actress for ten years in England, South Africa and and Australia before concentrating on writing. Her first adult book was published in 1931 and by the '50s she was well established. She was a prolific writer and was also a winner of the Carnegie Medal. Noel Streatfield died in 1986.Review:
'Noel Streatfeild's position in the children's book world is unique. She is endlessly inventive, full of verve and real understanding of the surfaces of childhood. Her stories are rich in documentary interest and entertainment, escapism of a most satisfying sort.' TLS
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Book Description Lions, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11000673765X