Dear Fred by K. M. Peyton

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Set in the racing world of Newmarket in the 1880s, this title tells the story of Laura and her intense feelings for Fred Archer - the tall, slender young jockey who became one of the most famous men in Britain. It is based around the true story of Fred Archer's short and tragic life.

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Dear Fred by K. M. Peyton

About the Author

K. M. Peyton

Born in 1929 K. M. Peyton is a well known and well loved author of over 50 books for children. Author of the Flambards Series and A Pattern of Roses, both of which have been adapted for film, she was winner of the Carnegie Medal in 1969 for The Edge of the Cloud, part of the Flambards Series.

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400 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Red Fox Classics an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

13th April 2014




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