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Rumer Godden

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(1907 - 1998)

Rumer Godden

Rumer Godden was a pseudonym of Margaret Rumer Godden OBE (December 10, 1907 – November 8, 1998), an English author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books.

A few of her works were co-written with her older sister, novelist Jon Godden, including Two Under the Indian Sun, a memoir of the Goddens’ childhood in a region of India now part of Bangladesh.



Bibliography

The Dragon of Og (1981)

When Angus of Og discovers a dragon in the pond he determines to exterminate it, but Matilda of Og has a different idea.

Author(s): Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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Four Dolls (1983)

This omnibus edition contains four of Rumer Goddens popular doll stories: Candy Floss, Impunity Jane, The Fairy Doll and The Story of Holly and Ivy.

Author(s): Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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The Little Chair (1996)

Something about the children who have sat in the little chair - good and bad.

Author(s): Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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The Mousewife (1951)

The Mousewife befriends a turtledove in a cage who tells her about the world outside. She learns what it is to fly and sees the stars. Based on a story by Dorothy Wordsworth, sister to the poet.

Author(s): Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s): William Pène du Bois

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The Story of Holly and Ivy (1958)

An orphan girl goes to see her ‘grandmother in Appleton’ on Christmas eve, while a doll in a toy shop waits for a child to claim her.

Author(s): Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s): Adrienne Adams

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The Story of Holly and Ivy (1985)

An orphan girl goes to see her ‘grandmother in Appleton’ on Christmas eve, while a doll in a toy shop waits for a child to claim her.

Author(s): Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s): Barbara Cooney

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