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Philippa Pearce


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Philippa Pearce has been a scriptwriter-producer for the BBC, a children's book editor and reviewer, a lecturer, a storyteller and freelance writer for radio and newspapers as well as writing some of the best-loved books of the 20th century. She won a Carnegie Medal for Tom's Midnight Garden and a Whitbread Prize for The Battle Of Bubble And Squeak.
 

Genres: Children's Fiction
 
Novels
   Minnow on the Say (1955)
     aka The Minnow Leads to Treasure
   Tom's Midnight Garden (1958)
   Still Jim and Silent Jim (1959)
   A Dog So Small (1962)
   The Children of the House (1968)
     aka The Children of Charlecote
   The Elm Street Lot (1969)
   The Squirrel Wife (1971)
   The Battle of Bubble and Squeak (1979)
   The Way to Sattin Shore (1983)
   Freddy (1988)
   Old Belle's Summer Holiday (1989)
   In the Middle of the Night (1990)
   At the River-gates (1996)
   The Pedlar of Swaffham (2001)
   The Ghost in Annie's Room (2001)
   The Little Gentleman (2004)
   A Finder's Magic (2008)
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Collections
   What the Neighbors Did (1972)
   Lion at School (1973)
   The Shadow-Cage (1977)
   Who's Afraid? (1986)
   The Rope and Other Stories (2000)
   Familiar and Haunting (2002)
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Anthologies edited
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Picture Books show
 
Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Philippa Pearce recommends
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Devil-in-the-fog (1966)
Léon Garfield
"Irresistable... the usual Garfield brilliance."

Books containing stories by Philippa Pearce
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The Dark Side (2007)
Truly Terrifying Tales
edited by
Susan Price
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Great Ghost Stories (1998)
edited by
Barry Moser
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A Century of Children's Ghost Stories (1996)
Tales of Dread and Delight
edited by
Philippa Pearce

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Awards
1959 Carnegie Medal : Tom's Midnight Garden

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