Author: Joyce Lankester Brisley
About the book:
A wonderful 90th anniversary gift edition of Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories by Joyce Lankester Brisley. With full-colour artwork and a ribbon marker, this is a book to treasure. The stories of Milly-Molly-Mandy and her friends have charmed generations of children. Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside, where life is full of everyday adventures. Whether she is minding the village shop or going blackberry picking, you're sure to have fun when Milly-Molly-Mandy is around! Perfect for reading aloud, these thirteen stories will bring back happy memories for parents and grandparents, and introduce younger readers to an enduringly popular heroine and her friends little-friend-Susan and Billy Blunt. Gloriously illustrated with Joyce Lankester Brisley's original line drawings, Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories is a truly special gift to treasure.
About the author:
Joyce Lankester Brisley was born in 1896 and studied at the Lambeth School of Art. The first Milly-Molly-Mandy stories were published in 1925 in the Christian Science Monitor, and a first collection of these stories was published in book form in 1928. An accomplished artist as well as a writer, Joyce Lankester Brisley designed posters and book jackets and also illustrated the work of other authors. She died in 1978, but Milly-Molly-Mandy's popularity lives on. The Milly Molly Mandy series includes Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories, More of Milly-Molly-Mandy, Milly-Molly-Mandy Again and Further Doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy.
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