Set in the Cumbrian fells - the "hollow land" - this collection of stories tells of two families: one local and one from London. Read about the exploits of friends Barry and Harry, the sweep Kendal, the Egg witch, Granny Crack, the Household Word, and many other characters.
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Jane Gardam has twice won the Whitbread Award - for her children's book The Hollow Land and, in 1991, for her adult novel The Queen of the Tambourine. In addition, God on the Rocks was runner-up for the Booker Prize and Bridget and William (now available as one of two stories in the Walker Double Black Woolly Pony, White Chalk Horse) was Commended for the Carnegie Medal. Her other titles include Tufty Bear and The Kit Stories. She is married with three grown-up children and lives in an old house in Kent, which has the ruins of a monastery, a chapel and a ghost in the garden.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1774451
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Book Description Puffin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1983. Paper Back. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Rawlins, Janet (illustrator). Reprint. 1985 reprint. Reading creases. Covers protected by a clear plastic cover. This is a little rubbed and grubby looking, but is firmly attached to the inside of the rear cover by an adhesive strip, so has been left in place. Pages tanning as usual for Penguin / Puffin books of this vintage. 152pp Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 13079
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Book Description Book Condition: Fair. Ex library book with all the usual stamps and markings.Creases to spine and covers. Wear to spine and covers. Tanning to page edges. Bookseller Inventory # T017792
Book Description PUFFIN BOOKS, 1983. Janet Rawlins (illustrator). 152pp, Softcover, 4 x 7 inches, As New, Winner of the Whitbread Award. Bookseller Inventory # sh2696