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Snail and the Pennithornes

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Young Meg and Richard Pennithorne spend the summer caravaning around England and Wales with their mother's friend, nicknamed Snail. Illustrated by Geoffrey S. Fletcher.
Hardcover, 182 pages
Published 1957 by Epworth Press
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Aug 30, 2016 Susann rated it really liked it
Shelves: re-read
Re-read. Still lots of fun. Still hoping to read the sequel someday.

Don't you love it when you take a chance on an out-of-print book and, before ch. 1 ends, realize that you've struck gold? This one came from Powell's and has the most gorgeous cover illustration. Meg and Richard Pennithorne spend their summer holiday caravaning around England and Wales with their mother's friend (nicknamed Snail because she carries her house around with her). They encounter all sorts of adventures, b
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Barbara Mary Willard was born in Brighton, Sussex in 1909, and was educated at a convent school in Southampton. Her father was a Shakespearean actor; she absorbed Shakespeare from childhood and language was always important to her. Before the war she worked briefly as an actress and a playreader, before starting to write fiction. Barbara Willard wrote many adult novels before venturing into ...more
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