[Reading] ➶ The Wanderer Author Monica Edwards – Higo2cam.info

With Her New Story, Monica Edwards Returns To Punchbowl Farm And The Thornton Family As In Her Previous Punchbowl Books, Mrs Edwards Writes Of The Normal, Everyday Things That Happen On A Farm, But Her Skill In Describing Places And Her Sympathetic Understanding Of The Problems As Well As The Excitements That Face People Who Are Growing Up To Day, Set Her Books In A Class By Themselves The Chief Problem Facing Dion, Lindsey And The Rest Of The Thornton Family, Is What To Do About Chalice, The Colt, Who Is Continually Breaking Out, Leading The Heifers After Him Then There Is Peter S Rabbit Which Also Persists In Escaping, And Many Ingenious Methods Are Thought Up To Trap Him There Is Also The Wounded Fox Which Dion Brings Home, The Hen Who Suffers From Shock And Refuses To Lay, And Vashti, The Siamese Cat Who Is Suddenly Found To Possess All The Qualities Of A Gun Dog For Lindsey There Is Also The Excitement Of Organ Lessons And Of Composing A Piece Of Music Monica Edwards Is Deservedly Acknowledged To Be Among The Very Best Of Modern Writers For Girls And Boys The Wanderer

About the Author: Monica Edwards

British children s and young adult writer.Edwards spent spent much of her childhood at Rye Harbour in East Sussex, encountering the fishermen and rural characters that later appear in her Romney Marsh series of books In 1933 she married Bill Edwards and began publishing articles and verses in a variety of publications She spent eight years as editor of a Correspondence magazine for parents before the publication of her first book Wish for a Pony in 1947 In 1947 the Edwards family moved to Punch Bowl Farm in Thursley, South West Surrey, which became the setting for her other main series of books as Punchbowl Farm.Monica Edwards differed from many of her contemporaries notably Enid Blyton in that her characters grew older with the books until they reached the edge of adulthood, and the atmosphere of the books changed with the times In 1968, Edwards husband, until then working Punch Bowl Farm, was seriously disabled in a tractor accident Monica Edwards stopped writing fiction at that time By the end of 1970, the Edwards had left Punch Bowl Farm Series Romney Marsh Punch Bowl Farm

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