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The Compass Points North

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A novel for boys and girls with illustrated drawings by Harold Jones.

Mary Evelyn Atkinson (1899–1974), writing as M. E. Atkinson, was a prolific English children’s writer born in London. She was best known for her series on the Lockett family[1] - children's adventure stories typical of the 1940s and 1950s, and written from a middle class viewpoint. Her Fricka series was mostly about ponies, and was generally viewed as only middling quality for the genre. Although never in the first rank of children's writers, she was especially good at creating un-stereotyped and interesting characters.

This book is from the Lockett family series.

This is what happened, one Saturday towards the end of the summer term, a letter arrived inviting Bill, Jane and Oliver to spend the first ten days of the holidays with their old friends Mike and Mary Mudie. It was their mother, Lady Maduie, who wrote. She knew of a cottage away up north in the Cheviot hills and this is where the children began their adventures....

No dust jacket, the book is slight worn and stained with the corner of the front pages marked, but overall the book is in good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Atkinson, M.E
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
8" by 5.5"
Edition:
Reprinted 1941
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
328
Publisher:
Unwin Brothers Limited
Title:
The Compass Points North

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A novel for boys and girls with illustrated drawings by Harold Jones.

Mary Evelyn Atkinson (1899–1974), writing as M. E. Atkinson, was a prolific English children’s writer born in London. She was best known for her series on the Lockett family[1] - children's adventure stories typical of the 1940s and 1950s, and written from a middle class viewpoint. Her Fricka series was mostly about ponies, and was generally viewed as only middling quality for the genre. Although never in the first rank of children's writers, she was especially good at creating un-stereotyped and interesting characters.

This book is from the Lockett family series.

This is what happened, one Saturday towards the end of the summer term, a letter arrived inviting Bill, Jane and Oliver to spend the first ten days of the holidays with their old friends Mike and Mary Mudie. It was their mother, Lady Maduie, who wrote. She knew of a cottage away up north in the Cheviot hills and this is where the children began their adventures....

No dust jacket, the book is slight worn and stained with the corner of the front pages marked, but overall the book is in good condition.

Author(s):
Atkinson, M.E
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
8" by 5.5"
Edition:
Reprinted 1941
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
328
Publisher:
Unwin Brothers Limited
Title:
The Compass Points North

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