(1907 - 1998)
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.
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.
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.
The Little Chair (1996)
Something about the children who have sat in the little chair - good and bad.
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.
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.