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Penelope lives in the 20th Century, and it is only when she visits Thackers, a remote, ancient farmhouse, that she finds herself travelling back in time to join the lives of the Babington family, and watching helplessly as tragic events bring danger to her friends and the downfall of their heroine Mary, Queen of Scots, whom they are seeking to rescue.
One of the most celebrated and compulsive novels in which a modern heroine finds herself unnervingly in another period and a distant place - this time with power over the life (or death) of Mary Queen of Scots. For Penelope becomes involved in the Babing
|Publication date:||2nd July 2015|
|Publisher:||Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Alison Uttley (17 December 1884 - 7 May 1976), nee Alice Jane Taylor, was a British writer of over one hundred books and was given an honourary Litt.D by Manchester University in 1970 in recognition of her literary achievements. She is now best known for her children's series about Little Grey Rabbit, and Sam Pig.More About Alison Uttley
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