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The Country Child By Alison Uttley

The Country Child by Alison Uttley

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Summary

A semi-autobiographical story about a girl growing up in the country. It is about the small intense joys and sorrows of life on a small farm: the fun of haymaking, the sadness of favourite animals being slaughtered, and the close sweetness of Christmas celebrations in the farmhouse kitchen.

The Country Child Summary

The Country Child by Alison Uttley

THE COUNTRY CHILD is a semi-autobiographical story about a girl growing up in the country. Alison Uttley has drawn on her own youth to produce memories so vivid and nostalgic that you can almost smell the honeysuckle and hear the owls calling at dusk.
She writes about the small intense joys and sorrows of life on a small farm: the fun of haymaking, the sadness of favourite animals being slaughtered, and the close sweetness of Christmas celebrations in the farmhouse kitchen.

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About Alison Uttley

Alison Uttley (17 December 1884 - 7 May 1976), nee Alice Jane Taylor, was a British writer of over one hundred books and was given an honourary Litt.D by Manchester University in 1970 in recognition of her literary achievements. She is now best known for her children's series about Little Grey Rabbit, and Sam Pig.

Additional information

GOR008780465
9780141361956
0141361956
The Country Child by Alison Uttley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
2016-07-07
432
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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