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Elizabeth Goudge - Author

Elizabeth Goudge (1900-1984) was an English author of novels, short stories and children's books. Daughter to an eminent theologian, she spent her childhood in Wells, Ely and Oxford. With over 40 publications to her name, Elizabeth's most successful works are Green Dolphin Street, for which she was awarded the Literary Guild Award in 1944, and The Little White Horse which won the Carnegie Medal in 1946. The Little White Horse later became a children's BBC series, 'Moonacre', and later a family feature film, 'The Secret of Moonacre' (2009). Green Dolphin Street was also made into a film which won the Academy Award for Special Effects in 1948. Elizabeth spent her last years in her cottage on Peppard Common, just outside Henley-on-Thames, with her companion, Jessie, and their beloved dogs. Her autobiography, The Joy of the Snow, was published in 1974.

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The Little White Horse
Elizabeth Goudge
'The Little White Horse was my favourite childhood book. I absolutely adored it' - J K Rowling. The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge is a timeless classic, a novel that has been a favourite of many a child...
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Format: Hardback | Released 21/10/2011
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The Little White Horse (The Secret of Moonacre film tie-in edition)
Elizabeth Goudge
This edition of The Little White Horse celebrates the release of the motion picture with 8 pages of colour stills taken from the film. The novel has been a favourite of many a child since it was first published...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2008
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The Little White Horse (slipcased collector's edition)
Elizabeth Goudge
A classic fantasy adventure story that has transfixed generations since it was first published in 1946. This wonderful new hardback edition, cloth bound and slip cased is truly special and a must for a child's bookshelf. The writing is lyrical...
Lovereading Price: £16.00 - Saving £4.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/07/2008
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The Little White Horse
Elizabeth Goudge
'I absolutely adored The Little White Horse' - J K Rowling. The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge is a timeless classic, a novel that has been a favourite of many a child since it was first published back...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2000
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