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Penelope Lively

  • 5 stars across 21 books

    Penelope Lively spent her early childhood in Egypt before coming to England aged twelve. She is an award-winning writer for adults and children, with prizes including the Booker, Whitbread and Carnegie to her name. We are delighted to be publishing A STITCH IN TIME on the Essential Modern Classics list.

    8th September 1975

    The Ghost Of Thomas Kempe

    Carnegie Medal Winner.... More

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    5th October 2007

    In Search of a Homeland: The Story of the Aeneid

    Aeneas flees from the sacked city of Troy, entrusted by his goddess-mother Venus with a daunting mission: to find a new ... More

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    26th September 2013

    Ghost of Thomas Kempe

    I have come backe to this towne. Thos. Kempe Bottles have been smashed, doors slammed and strange messages scrawled ever... More

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    1st September 2011

    A Stitch in Time

    Maria is always getting lost in the secret world of her imagination... A ghostly mystery and winner of t... More

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    1st September 2008

    Spooky Stories: Three Stories in One

    This volume contains three spooky stories to scare you silly!"Dracula's Daughter" by Mary Hoffman - When the Battys find... More

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    1st September 2005

    The Voyage of QV66

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    7th July 2016

    The House in Norham Gardens

    No.40 Norham Gardens, Oxford, is the home of Clare Mayfield, her two aged aunts and two lodgers. The house is a huge V... More

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    1st January 2004

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Goldilocks is walking through the woods when she comes across a cottage. She lets herself in to explore, and causes chao... More

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    1st October 2002

    A Martian Comes to Stay

    The Martian's spaceship needs repairs, but when he returns with the spanner he's borrowed from Peter and his gran, he fi... More

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    • The Ghost Of Thomas Kempe

      The Ghost Of Thomas Kempe

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      I read this book as a child and have also read it to my 8 year old daughter. I love the sense of suspense that Penelope Lively creates throughout the...

    • The Ghost Of Thomas Kempe

      The Ghost Of Thomas Kempe

      by Hedgie

      I read this book as a child and have also read it to my 8 year old daughter. I love the sense of suspense that Penelope Lively creates throughout the...