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Beaumont Readers

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What's your favourite Carnegie book so far?

Fire Colour One
There Will be Lies
Lies we tell ourselves
The ghosts of heaven
The Rest of us just live here
Five Children on the Western Front
The Lie Tree
Title: The Little White Horse
Author: Elizabeth Goudge
Illustrator: C Walter Hodges
Winning Year: 1946

The beautiful valley of Moonacre is shadowed by the memory of the Moon Princess and the mysterious little white horse. When Maria Merryweather, the little heroine, comes to live at Moonacre Manor she finds herself involved with an ancient feud. She is determined to restore peace, harmony and happiness to the Moonacre Valley and the village of Silverydew. Maria usually gets her own way, because her niceness and sweetness is seasoned with a drop of acid.


Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .



St Albans Girls School