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The Spirit of Punchbowl Farm

The ancient yew tree is threatened with being cut down at Punchbowl Farm. It is in the way, but Lindsay loves it.

Publishing history
Collins, London, 1952, illus Joan Wanklyn, 192 pp.
Armada, pb, 1963
Goodchild, Aylesbury, 1986 (revised)
Girls Gone By, Bath, 2012

The ancient yew tree is threatened with being cut down at Punchbowl Farm. It is in the way, but Lindsay loves it. It holds, she thinks, the spirit of the farm, and she is determined to find a way of saving it, even if it means selling her hair to raise money to fence in the tree.

Other editions

Punchbowl Farm series 
No Mistaking Corker
Black Hunting Whip
Punchbowl Midnight
Spirit of Punchbowl Farm
The Wanderer
Punchbowl Harvest
Frenchman’s Secret
The Cownappers
The Outsider
Fire in the Punchbowl
The Wild One

 

 

 

 

Monica Edwards