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Three Wishes for Cleo
Cleo, young daughter of a famous soul singer, is a misfit at school. Kitty is a girl from a travellers’ family who lives in unusual places. Ishtar is a frightened boy fleeing a foreign war, searching for his uncle on English soil. Cleo has three wishes – to find friendship for herself, a home for Kitty and safety for Ishtar. But trouble lurks in the wings. Will Cleo’s wishes come true? Will Kitty be able to stop travelling? And will Ishtar be united with his uncle at last? Three children, each trying to feel less alone. All about to learn that being brave enough to be a little bit different is where true friendship begins.
MY HOUSE IS FULL OF MEMORIES
Patricia R. Carpenter MBE
Sometimes life brings romance, sometimes life brings tragedy. Through this collection of poems and short stories from the Cotswold-based author of Amazon bestselling memoir And Life Goes On, Patricia R. Carpenter MBE explores love, lust, homeliness and heartache across the ages.
Where did I go?
Surviving a near fatal brain injury brings a person face to face with the very basis of their identity. Some will be lucky and pick up their former lives with barely a missed step. Others will have everything that holds them to who they were stripped away by brain damage. This is the powerful memoir by former Champion eventer Polly Williamson on rediscovering her identity, lost after a traumatic brain injury. With a foreword by HRH The Princess Royal.
Just some of the 5* reviews for Polly Williamson: ‘WRITTEN WITH TRUE HONESTY’ ‘WOW’ ‘COULDN’T PUT IT DOWN’ Available on Amazon priced £8.99 >
The Circle of Our Lives
Tales from a Cotswold farmhouse kitchen complete with special family recipes. This is the second instalment from Harcombe, following on from Di’s first humours and endearing account of life on a Cotswold farm The Harcombe Year.
And Life Goes On
Patricia R. Carpenter MBE
An enchanting portrait of childhood in 1940s and 50s town and country by Patricia R. Carpenter M.B.E
Reader reviews for memoir And Life Goes On:
“An interesting account of an exceptional woman who rose above heartache and hardship”
“A lovely book that brought back happy memories”
“A book written with love of her family”
Three little goats start their day with a breakfast of flowers. Unfortunately the flowers were growing in a neat row beneath a big old beech tree and they were planted there by the nice man next door. Three goats. So much to eat… One little picture book for young and old.
Print edition is hand bound.
The Clarendon Boys
Dover, England. 1945: The first trains have brought evacuated children back to their families to face the hardships of life after World War II. In a town nearly destroyed by the recent war, four very ordinary boys find danger in the long dark tunnels beneath the Western Heights.
Praise for Jane Phillips:
“Thoroughly enjoyed this little gem of a book” “Gripping and moving from the start”
“Once I opened the book, I couldn’t put it down and now I’ve finished it, I’ll start it again to soak up all the detail”
A Tale of Ted
Lottie Prentice and Lorna Gray
Ted is a beautiful and talented horse who loves to gallop and jump big fences. He is also very very naughty. He regularly bites the farrier and terrifies the vet. But his antics don’t stop there! Join Rhino the Jack Russell, Barney the owl and the sheep next door and discover just how naughty Ted can be …
Praise for A Tale of Ted:
“Ted is a naughty horse, but somehow people always forgive him. Why that rings so true with my three-year-old is a mystery. Like the mischievous Ted himself, this bright jewel of a book will steal your heart at a gallop!” Ben Miller
“Absolutely ravishing, beautiful” Jilly Cooper
A Tale of Ted
Jane Phillips and Lorna Gray
Keiller has an idea. His home has been overrun by mice and he thinks he knows how to fix it (without having to eat anyone). But can he really save his home? And will the mice ever stop nibbling everything?
This is a hand bound edition.
The Harcombe Year
‘A new beginning and, whatever the weather, a time of hope …’ So begins Di Alexander’s cheerful account of the quirky characters who make Harcombe Farm so special. Good humour and misadventure run hand in hand with the people and animals, wild and tame, who call this little corner of the Cotswolds their home.
Absolutely No Regrets
Featuring a charming account of a six-year-old’s aspirations to a paper-round and his ultimate successes as an adult in engineering and as a Magistrate, this is Roger’s personal record of a life that spans the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Tiddles and the Nursing Nun
June Lewis Jones
Two delightful stories from Fairford’s past brought to life by historian June Lewis-Jones:
Tiddles the Church Cat – Rescued as a kitten and later nearly arrested by the police, Tiddles is Fairford church’s most famous feline resident.
Daphne the Nursing Nun – Determined to help people, this wonderful midwife from Fairford braved dark and dirty streets in the East End of London, and even inspired a TV series.
This is June’s 29th book, joining a long list of published works on topics which include local history, folklore, crafts, cookery, textbooks and the Cotswolds at War.
This book is out of print.
Growing, Living, Loving and Knowing
Andrew Chadwick Doveton
Entrepreneur, soldier, artist and nursing home owner: this is the energetic account of Andrew Doveton’s life and adventures.
In the Shadow of Winter
The author who started it all for Crumps Barn Studio and one of our most shining success stories. Lorna is now under a publishing contract with award-winning digital-first publisher HarperImpulse. Historical drama at its best. Cover design is © HarperImpulse