Birth date: December 10, 1907
Died: November 08, 1998
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Rumer Godden was a prolific writer and, among other stories, created the eternal classic 'The Story of Holly & Ivy'. This didn't really match that in terms of emotional impact and originality. Our heroine is Tibby, a 7 year old girl, who comes with her mother to live in a grand old house called P...
Beautifully written and constructed with lovely characterization, but problematic--not just dated--in normalization (edging on romanticization) of domestic violence and spousal rape.
Kizzy is little girl from a gypsy family, not quite sure of her actual age and looked down upon for being diddakoi (mixed gypsy heritage -- Irish and Romany -- rather than a pure parentage of one or the other). Orphaned, she lives with her great-great grandmother in a small, traditional gypsy wagon ...
written by Rumer Godden, illustrated by Valerie Littlewood Is Li-La a name that works as a Chinese given name? I've been googling for a little bit and can't seem to find any evidence that supports it as such. This is my second picture book that I couldn't finish. I got about two pages in and the...