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Down in the Cellar

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A highly diverting and redoubtable band of children, combined with an appealing blend of adventure and magic, results in a story that will appeal even to readers who think they are too old for fairy tales.
Hardcover, 203 pages
Published December 1st 1961 by Dobson Books
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CLM
Aug 29, 2007 rated it really liked it
A whimsical fantasy from a little known author who is highly regarded by those who know his work. Here is a link to my review:

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Jul 15, 2019 rated it liked it
My library had several of Nicholas Stuart Gray's books in its children's section, and I'll always be grateful I read my way through the G's because he was then and is now one of my favorite authors. He wrote real fairy tales peopled by lovely characters, something you don't come across very often, and was capable of genuinely creepy elements.

I've collected the book that the library didn't have, and they have been a mixed bag. One was genuinely bad, although to be fair, children's books weren't
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Nicholas Stuart Gray (23 October 1922, Scotland - 17 March 1981) was a British actor and playwright, perhaps best known for his work in children's theatre in England. He was also an author of children's fantasy; he wrote a number of novels, a dozen plays, and many short stories. Neil Gaiman has written that Gray "is one of those authors I loved as a boy who holds up even better on rereading as an ...more

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