(1920 - 2006)
Ann Philippa Pearce OBE was an English author of children’s books. Her most famous work is the time slip fantasy novel Tom’s Midnight Garden, which won the 1958 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year’s outstanding children’s book by a British subject. Pearce was four times a commended runner up for the Medal.
The Minnow Leads to Treasure (1958)
David and Adam spend the summer in a canoe, the Minnow, on the River Say in search of treasure.
The Minnow on the Say (1955)
David and Adam spend the summer in a canoe, The Minnow, on the River Say searching for a lost treasure.
Mrs. Cockle’s Cat (1961)
A London balloon seller is taken on an amazing adventure when she goes to find her cat who has gone in search of fish.
A selection of Hans Christian Andersen’s greatest tales.