Strangers to the Marsh

A rare bird, the hoopoe, nests at the castle.

Publishing history
Collins, London, 1957, illus Geoffrey Whittam
Children’s Book Club, 1958
John Goodchild, Aylesbury, 1986 (revised)
Girls Gone By, pb, 2007

A rare bird, the hoopoe, nests at the castle. Jim Decks destroys the baker’s cakes after Tamzin distracts him, and she and her friends decide to bail Jim out by founding a newspaper, The Westling News.

Other editions

Romney Marsh Series (Reading Order)
Wish for a Pony
Summer of the Great Secret
The Midnight Horse
The White Riders
Cargo of Horses
Strangers to the Marsh
Hidden in a Dream
No Entry
The Nightbird
Storm Ahead
Operation Seabird
(Storm Ahead – the end)
No Going Back
The Hoodwinkers
Dolphin Summer
A Wind is Blowing

 

 

 

 

 

Monica Edwards