Thursday's Children

Author(s): Rumer Godden

Kid's Classics

Doone Penny is a child with a gift - he was born to dance. But though others recognise his talent, there is little encouragement from his family. His mother preens over his pretty sister, Crystal, also a dancer, but fiercely competitive and vain. Doone's father would never allow a son of his to have ballet lessons, and his brothers think he's a sissy. But Doone has passion and ambition beyond his years, and knows he can succeed, if only he is given the chance. If he can make it into Queen's Chase, Her Majesty's Junior Ballet School, he'll show them all ...

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* Existing author website at www.rumergodden.com * Review copies mailed to the press * Featured on www.viragobooks.net/ * Virago Book Club selection

Rumer Godden (1907-98) was the acclaimed author of over sixty works of fiction and non-fiction for adults and children. Born in England, she and her siblings grew up in Narayanganj, India, and she later spent many years living in Calcutta and Kashmir. Several of her novels were made into films, including Black Narcissus, The Greengage Summer and The River, which was filmed by Jean Renoir. She was appointed OBE in 1993

General Fields

  • : 9781844088485
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : December 2012
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Rumer Godden
  • : 384