The Nightbird

The fishermen of Westling find their fishing grounds are being poached by French boats. Tamzin and friends decide to turn Jim’s old trawler into a ghost shop to frighten the French boats away.

Publishing history
Collins, London, 1955, illus Geoffrey Whittam
Collins, 1956 (six-shilling edition)
Armada, pb, 1963
Girls Gone By, Bath, pb, 2006

The fishermen of Westling find their fishing grounds are being poached by French boats. Tamzin and friends decide to turn Jim’s old trawler into a ghost ship to frighten the French boats away.

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