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Newberry, Sheila

Overview
Works: 31 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 3,275 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PR6114.E93, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Sheila Newberry
The watercress girls by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a blazing hot day in late August 1914, twelve-year-old Mattie and her little sister Evie are playing in the stream, unaware their idyllic childhood is almost at an end. Mattie is destined to travel far, and to found a dynasty of strong-minded women; Evie chooses the role of family carer
Hot pies on the tramcar by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gingerbread girl by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 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 treasure always. 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, in unaware of the tragedy, but just before the Second World War he unexpectedly reappears wishing to make amends. 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 )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the silvery sands of West Wick, in Suffolk, just before her 16th birthday, Young May Moon, as she is known to family and friends, fulfills the promise made to her late father and becomes the Punch and Judy lady. Assisted by her younger sister, Pomona, Young May Moon 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. The girls are befriended by the O'Flaherty family, also lodging at The Swan and May experiences first love and the pain of parting
The family at Number Five by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The little train home by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 222 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
A charm of finches by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Molly Sparkes by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spirit of Millie Mae by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poplar penny whistlers by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Come you on inside by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 118 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
The painted sky by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bicycles and blackberries by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 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
Our cousin Rosanna by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven pounds of potatoes please by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 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
The summer season by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who stirs the porridge in the pot? by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 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
Tilly's family : or, the family under the sea wall by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tilly's family by Sheila Newberry ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gingerbread girl by Sheila Newberry ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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