The Children of the New Forest (Puffin Classics)

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Edward, Humphrey, Alice and Edith Beverley are left orphaned at their family home in the New Forest after their father's death fighting on the Royalist side in the Civil War. To avoid detection by the Roundheads they are sheltered by a forester, Jacob, who passes them off as his grandchildren.

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Captain Frederick Marryatt (1792-1848) was born in London and went to sea at the age of thirteen. He became a captain in his twenties, and had many adventures before he became a writer.

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Grade 3-5-After their father died fighting for the Royalists in the British Civil War, four orphaned children hide in a cottage disguised as a forester's grandchildren where they learn to fend for themselves. By Captain Marryat.
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Captain Frederick Marryat
Published by Puffin (1984)
ISBN 10: 0140350195 ISBN 13: 9780140350197
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