Dear Busybody

Set in 1887, this is the story of Phyllis, brought up in Canada and sent to Somerset to visit her relations.

Publishing history
Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950, illus Lionel Edwards

Dear Busybody is set in 1897, when Phyllis Moberley is sent to Somerset to visit her aunt and uncle. Phyllis was brought up in Canada, so Victorian conventions puzzle her.  She does soon own a horse and pony of her own, and is also soon on the track of a deer poacher.














Eleanor Helme