Written in 1847, this is considered to be one of the first historical novels specifically designed for children. It tells of the four Beverley children, who are orphaned during the Civil War after their father dies fighting for the Royalists.
In The Children of the New Forest, Marryat describes the trials and triumphs of the four Beverley children, orphaned during the English Civil War and forced to take refuge with a poor woodsman in the New Forest. This is the first annotated edition of a great children's classic, which has retained its popularity since 1847.
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