The Meadow Girls

They skirted the patches of thistles, strolling hand-in-hand across the meadow in the late-afternoon sunlight. ... grows in the stream; Mattie and I used to gather great bundles of it when we were girls – why don't you get some for tea?

The Meadow Girls

Previously published as The Watercress Girls A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the bestselling author of THE WINTER BABY and THE NURSEMAID'S SECRET. Suffolk, 1914 Twelve-year-old Mattie and her little sister Evie lead an idyllic life in the countryside, exploring the meadows and picking watercress in the streams. But little do they know that this perfect childhood won't last. With the onset of World War I, the country is thrown into turmoil . . . As the years pass, the girls go on to live very different lives. Mattie travels to Canada and America, whilst Evie remains in England. More than fifty years later, through marriages, deaths, births, war, heartbreak and distance, will these sisters finally be reunited to have their time in the meadows again? 'This charming, drama-filled novel certainly packs in all the warmth, wisdom and heartfelt emotions that were the trademarks of Sheila's writing.' My Weekly 'This gently uplifting story is a saga to savour . . . this charming, drama-filled novel certainly packs in all the warmth, wisdom and heartfelt emotions that were the trademarks of her writing . . . a delicious and wonderfully poignant read for long summer evenings.' Lancashire Evening Post - - - Praise for Sheila Newberry: 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family

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The Meadow Girls
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Sheila Newberry
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-02 - Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre Ltd.

Previously published as The Watercress Girls A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the bestselling author of THE WINTER BABY and THE NURSEMAID'S SECRET. Suffolk, 1914 Twelve-year-old Mattie and her little sister Evie lead an idyllic life in the countryside, exploring the meadows and picking watercress in the streams. But
The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Janet Aldridge
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-22 - Publisher: 1st World Publishing

I wouldn't advise you young ladies to take the boat out. Miss Elting instantly recalled the message from her brother. The telegram was in her pocket at that moment, "If you have any trouble, Dee Dickinson will see that you are protected," read the message. It was Dee Dickinson who
The Meadow-Brook Girls Under Canvas
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Janet Aldridge
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07 - Publisher: 1st World Publishing

Tommy, what are you doing? demanded Margery Brown, shaking back a lock of unruly hair from her flushed face. "Conthulting the Oracle," lisped Grace Thompson, more familiarly known among her friends as Tommy. "I should think you would prefer to cool off in the shade after that climb up the
The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat; Or, the Stormy Cruise of the Red Rover
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Aldridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 101-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

First published in the year 1913, the present novel 'The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat; Or, the Stormy Cruise of the Red Rover' by writer Aldridge is a girls' fictional tale.
The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills The Missing Pilot of the White Mountains
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Janet Aldridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 101-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

First published in the year 1913, the present novel 'The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills The Missing Pilot of the White Mountains' by writer Aldridge is a girls' fictional tale in the author's famous The Meadow-Brook Girls series.