WorldCat Identities

Newberry, Sheila

Overview
Works: 38 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 3,371 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6114.E93, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sheila Newberry
 
Most widely held works by Sheila Newberry
The watercress girls by Sheila Newberry( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a blazing hot day in late August 1914, 12 year old Mattie dances in the stream, spraying her little sister Evie with silvery showers of water. They have come here to cool off and to pick watercress for tea. They are unaware that their idyllic childhood in Suffolk is almost at an end, for as their mother says, 'all the world's gone mad.'The girls will grow up to lead very different lives. Mattie is destined to travel far from home and to found a dynasty of strong-minded women like herself. Evie, in the role of family carer, still achieves a satisfying career. But will the two sisters be reuni
Hot pies on the tramcar by Sheila Newberry( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gingerbread girl by Sheila Newberry( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven year old Cora, recovering from a serious illness in hospital, has a secret visit from her mother. Biddy manages to pass her daughter a gift, a gingerbread man, which Cora is to always treasure. When Biddy dies, Cora and her little sister are lovingly cared for by Eliza, their mother's great friend. Cora's feckless father, whom she hardly knows, is unaware of the tragedy. Just before WW2, with the children secure and enjoying a good life with Eliza, their father unexpectedly reappears wishing to make amends. Then as Cora grows up, she is irresistibly drawn to a man very much like her father. Will fate repeat itself?
Young May Moon by Sheila Newberry( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Just before her sixteenth birthday, Young May Moon fulfils the promise made to her late father and becomes the Punch and Judy lady. She discovers that performing is in her blood, as four years earlier, from this same place, their fiery mother Carmen, a flamenco dancer, absconded with the preacher from the rival entertainment. Befriended by the O'Flaherty family, May is to experience first love and the pain of parting ..."--Publisher description
Bicycles and blackberries by Sheila Newberry( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of the Second World War, ten-year-old Georgia has to leave her close-knit family in London's Docklands on an evacuation train bound for the dubious safety of an east coast village. Phoebe takes in the child. As Georgia becomes involved in the complicated love lives of Phoebe and others, she unwittingly courts danger
A charm of finches by Sheila Newberry( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little train home by Sheila Newberry( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an unhappy experience in her first job, sixteen-year-old Elinor Odell takes the little train home one Chrstmas Eve, but she soon realizes that her idyllic childhood has come to an end. Elin applies for a position as governess and companion to the Lamberts, who treat her as one of the family. She grows up herself whilst caring for their children, making friends, falling in love with an older man, and supporting her beloved sister Jenny
The family at number five by Sheila Newberry( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poplar penny whistlers by Sheila Newberry( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the sonorous boom of the foghorn, young Hester Stainsby gives an involuntary shudder. In the cavernous basement laundry room of the Poplar Hospital where she toils from dawn to dusk, there is fog too, damp, hot and swirling. Her fears are realised: her father has been badly injured in an accident in the East India Docks
Molly Sparkes by Sheila Newberry( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of Millie Mae by Sheila Newberry( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilly's family : or, the family under the sea wall by Sheila Newberry( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven pounds of potatoes please by Sheila Newberry( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the mid 1970s Sheila and John, together with their large family, leave their smallholding in the Weald of Kent to take on a new challenge - a small village store in the West Country. Life at the Crossroads Store, selling everything from fruit and veg to buckets and torches, is never dull, and some of their customers are decidedly eccentric! The work is hard and the hours long, but they soon become part of the community - exploring the beautiful countryside and accumulating even more pets, including Torty, the disappearing tortoise. However, as their older children begin to leave home their thoughts return to Kent ..."--Publisher description
Come you on inside by Sheila Newberry( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When World War II breaks out Shummy and her family leave their native London to stay with her Aunt Dolly and Uncle Ross in Suffolk. To a seven-year-old, country life is strange but she soon becomes involved with village life, attending the school, playing with her cousin Jasmine and making friends with their neighbors, especially Miss Rumberlow--known as Shummy to Auntie Rum. Just a few miles away are Grandad and Nanna, proprietors of the Buck Inn
Who stirs the porridge in the pot? by Sheila Newberry( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a low point in their lives, after three years running a village shop, Sheila and John moved back to Kent with their family to a temporary refuge, a redundant chapel in a daisy-starred paddock. The older children were spreading their wings, so this part of the family story is more about the two youngest, Kate and Matt, and "what Sheila did next ..." She became happily involved in village life, wrote pantomimes, while the chapel became a real home
The painted sky by Sheila Newberry( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our cousin Rosanna by Sheila Newberry( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer season by Sheila Newberry( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come you on inside by Sheila Newberry( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When World War II breaks out Shummy and her family leave their native London to stay with her Aunt Dolly and Uncle Ross in Suffolk. To a seven-year-old, country life is strange but she soon becomes involved with village life, attending the school, playing with her cousin Jasmine and making friends with their neighbours, especially Miss Rumbelow - known to Shummy as Auntie Rum. Just a few miles away are Grandad and Nanna, proprietors of the Buck Inn. The quiet pace of country life is a stark contrast to their life in London, where the Battle of Britain is raging
The gingerbread girl by Sheila Newberry( Recording )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The watercress girls
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Hot pies on the tramcarThe gingerbread girlBicycles and blackberriesA charm of finchesThe little train homeThe family at number fiveThe poplar penny whistlersMolly Sparkes