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Barbara Sleigh

(Barbara Grace de Riemer Sleigh)

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1906 - 1982)

Barbara Sleigh

Barbara Grace de Riemer Sleigh was a well-known British children’s writer and broadcaster.



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Broomsticks and Beasticles (1981)

A collection of stories and poems about mythical beasts and other creatures.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): John Patience

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Carbonel and Calidor (1978)

When Prince Calidor strays off, his father, Carbonel King of the Cats, calls on Rosemary and John to help bring him back to the straight and narrow.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Charles Front

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Carbonel and Calidor (2009)

When Prince Calidor wanders off, Carbonel The King of the Cats, calls on Rosemary and John to help bring him back to the straight and narrow.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Charles Front

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Carbonel The King of the Cats (1955)

When Rosemary buys a broom so she can earn money doing housework during the holidays, it comes with a royal cat and a spell.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): V. H. Drummond

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Carbonel The King of the Cats (2004)

When rosemary buys a broom so she can earn money doing housework during the holidays, it comes with a royal cat and a spell.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): V. H. Drummond

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Charlie Chumbles (1977)

The story of a musical mouse.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Frank Francis

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Funny Peculiar (1975)

A collection of short stories, mostly in the slightly odd, mysterious genre.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Jennie Garratt

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Grimblegraw and the Wuthering Witch (1978)

Giant Grimblegraw has kidnapped Prince Benedict and Princess Yolanda and set them to slaving in the kitchen. They must seek help from the Wuthering Witch to free themselves and the other captives.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Glenys Ambrus

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Grimblegraw and the Wuthering Witch (1979)

The prince and princess seek the help of the Wuthering Witch to escape from the clutches of Giant Gimblegaw.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Glenys Ambrus

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Jessamy (1967)

Orphaned Jessamy slips back in time to 1914 and gets caught up in a mystery.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Philip Gough

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The Kingdom of Carbonel (1960)

When Carbonel must make his visitation to the Great Cat King, he leaves his two royal kittens under the protection of Rosemary and John who have almost more than they can manage to keep them safe.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): D. Michael Leonard

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The Kingdom of Carbonel (2009)

When Carbonel must make his visitation to the Great Cat King, he leaves his two royal kittens under the protection of Rosemary and John who have almost more than they can manage to keep them safe.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Richard Kennedy

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Mystery at Witchend (2008)

The first adventure of the Lone Pine Club, a British war time mystery with spies and sabateurs, adapted for radio from the novel by Malcolm Saville.

Author(s): Malcolm Saville
Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Val Biro

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Ninety-Nine Dragons (1974)

When Ben starts counting dragons, they threaten Beth’s sheep.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Gunvor Edwards

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No One Must Know (1963)

The landlord does not allow cats, but when the children rescue a mother cat and her four kittens, they must protect them in secret.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Jillian Willett

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North of Nowhere (1966)

Retellings of fairy tales from many lands.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Victor Ambrus

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Second Book of Hundreds of Things a Girl Can Make (1942)

How to make everything from dolls to raffia. This is the second book of three, all by different authors.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Seven Days (1958)

Seven siblings, each born on a different day of the week:
"Monday’s child is fair of face …"

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Susan Einzig

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The Seven Days (1968)

There are seven Day children, each born on a different day of the week:
"Monday’s child is fair of face …"

This second edition has new illustrations.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Joan Schwartzberg

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The Singing Wreath and Other Stories (1957)

A collection of stories.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Julia Comper

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