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Monica Dickens - Author

Monica Dickens, the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens, was one of the best selling women's novelists of her generation. She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School, but was expelled after throwing her school uniform over Hammersmith Bridge. During the war she worked as a nurse and in a Spitfire factory, and began writing novels. Monica Dickens felt the challenge to write for children and began in the 1970s. Her Follyfoot books were made into one of the most successful TV series for children of the 1970s and remain a favourite of horse-lovers everywhere. Monica Dickens was born in 1915 and died in 1985.

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The Horses of Follyfoot
Monica Dickens
A classic story which has been loved and prized by horse lovers everywhere as Monica Dickens brilliantly captures the intensity of looking after horses and keeping them safe. Dora loves everything about horses and she is brilliant with them. That's...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/07/2012
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Monica Dickens
A pony lover's dream, Follyfoot is a great adventure story which will also touch the heart of all who care about animals. Full of drama and action which shows children acting resourcefully to protect their beloved horses; this is a...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 08/07/2010
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