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Haverards series

A series of novels about an extended English family of Quakers who are entrepreneurs, artists, and performers. The first two center on Kit Haverard and her determination to be a singer; the second two on Laura Haverard’s decision to be an actress. The final volume concerns the next generation.

Books in the Haverards series:

Flowering Spring (1960)

Laura is determined to act, but her father thinks teaching would be more practical.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes

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The Lark in the Morn (1970)

Kit Haverard discovers that she is meant to sing.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: Michael Lowenbein

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The Lark in the Morn (1948)

Kit Haverard discovers she is meant to be a singer.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: T. R. Freeman

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The Lark on the Wing (1970)

Kit Haverard pursues her vocation as a singer in London.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: T. R. Freeman
Lynette Hemmant

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The Pavilion (1969)

The Haverard cousins discover an old music pavilion at the back of Kitsons’.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: Michael Lowenbein

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The Pavilion (1969)

The Haverard cousins discover a music pavilion at the back of Kitsons’.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: Prudence Seward

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The Spring of the Year (1957)

Laura Haverard moves to St. Merlyon with her family, fails her grammar school exam and discovers acting when she plays Ariel in The Tempest.

Author: Elfrida Vipont
Illustrator: T. R. Freeman

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