The Journal of Mrs Soane's Dog Fanny, by Herself by Mirabel Cecil

The Journal of Mrs Soane's Dog Fanny, by Herself

Written by Mirabel Cecil
Illustrated by Francesca Martin


The Journal of Mrs Soane's Dog Fanny, by Herself by Mirabel Cecil

The author, Fanny, is a well-heeled dog who lives at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. In this house full of mysterious treasures, Fanny and her friend Mew, the cat from next door, have many escapades, related here by Fanny in exciting and often hilarious detail. Fanny's owner, Mrs Soane and her husband, the famous architect Sir John Soane, lived at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2 from 1813 until 1837. Their home is now a Museum and Fanny's grave in the Monk's Yard is much admired by visitors. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Francesca Martin using original 19th century drawings and paintings of the interiors of 13 Lincolns Inn Fields.


A charmingly illustrated account of life at numbers 12 and 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields. * The History Girls * An amusing read for any age. * Cassone magazine *

About the Author

Mirabel Cecil is author of A Kind of Prospero (Walker, 1996), the biography of her brother Sebastian Walker, the pioneering children's publisher. Mirabel Cecil's children's books include Ruby the Christmas Donkey and The Surprise Bear. Mirabel Cecil lives in London and Norfolk. Francesca Martin is well known for her colourful children's books based on her childhood in East Africa, notably The Honey Hunters and Clever Tortoise.

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72 pages


Mirabel Cecil
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Sir John Soane's Museum

Publication date

23rd October 2013



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