Margaret Biggs





Margaret Biggs


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in Orpington, Kent, The United Kingdom
July 09, 1929

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Born in 1929 in Orpington, Kent, Margaret Biggs was the daughter of a local Sales Manager for Chivers. Her family moved to Barnet, in Hertfordshire, in 1935, where she attended Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School until 1946. When she left school, she went to work for the editorial department of the Evans Brothers publishing company, in Bloomsbury. She married David Cadney in 1953, and moved with him to Finchley, and then (in the 1960s) to Solihull, in the West Midlands, where she still lives today. She has one daughter and two sons.

The author of a number of popular and collectible girls' school stories, Margaret Biggs is probably best known for her Melling School series, which is set at a weekly boarding school and is unusual, in that it shows
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Average rating: 3.73 · 172 ratings · 10 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
The Blakes Come to Melling ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1951
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The Head Girl of Melling (M...

3.95 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1954
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Last Term for Helen (Mellin...

3.83 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1953
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The New Prefect at Melling ...

3.80 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1952
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Susan in the Sixth (Melling...

3.60 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1955
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Summer Term at Melling (Mel...

3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1957
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The New Girl at Melling (Me...

3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1956
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The Two Families

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1958
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Kate at Melling (Melling Sc...

3.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2008
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Triplets at Royders

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3.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1950
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The Blakes Come to Melling The New Prefect at Melling Last Term for Helen The Head Girl of Melling Susan in the Sixth The New Girl at Melling Summer Term at Melling
Melling School (9 books)
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