Out on 29 November 2018

Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt

Joyce Lankester Brisley

Ages 5-9
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29 November 2018
9781509845095
96 pages
Synopsis

Gloriously illustrated with Joyce Lankester Brisley's original line drawings, Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt is a truly special gift to treasure.

The stories of Milly-Molly-Mandy and her friends have charmed generations of children since their first publication in 1928. Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside, where life is full of everyday adventures. Whether she is riding a horse, enjoying a bank holiday or making toffee, you're sure to have fun when Milly-Molly-Mandy is around!

Perfect for reading aloud, these nine stories will bring back happy memories for parents and grandparents and will introduce younger readers to an enduringly popular heroine and her friends little-friend-Susan and Billy Blunt.

each story is a miniature masterpiece, as clear, warm and precise as the illustrations by the author that accompanied them, crafted by a mind that understood the importance of comfort reading

Lucy Mangan - Guardian

The nostalgic charm, gentleness and simplicity of the Milly-Molly-Mandy stories have stood the test of time and a new generation cannot help but fall in love with the spirit of adventure and the warm evocation of family life that are so central to this ordinary little girl’s life. Perfect for reading aloud, these thirteen stories will bring back happy memories for parents and grandparents, and introduce younger readers to a very ordinary but very special little girl!

Pam Norfolk - The Lancashire Post

The Milly-Molly-Mandy books are gorgeous, gentle things, and in a world where that sort of thing seems somewhat hard to find, they shine. They really, really do.

Daisy Johnson - didyoueverstoptothink.com