Ann Joins The Abbey Family On False Pretenses, Jen Loses Both Her Parents, And Joy Loses Her Husband Andrew Marchwood In This Book About The Abbey Girls Grown Up Rosalind And Maidlin, Still In Miss Macey S School, Both Find Opportunities For Growth And Change, As Does Mary Dorothy
William John Dunkerley, whose chosen pseudonym John Oxenham was a clear influence upon her own Her brother, Roderic Dunkerley, was also an author published under his own name , as was her sister Erica, who used the Oxenham name as well Oxenham grew up in Ealing, West London, where her family had moved when she was a baby, living there until 1922, when the family moved again, to Worthing After the deaths of her parents, Oxenham lived with her sister Maida She died in 1960.Oxenham, whose interests included the Camp Fire movement, and English Folk Dance traditions, is primarily remembered as the creator of the 38 book Abbey Girls series In her lifetime she had 87 titles published, and another two have since been published by her niece, who discovered the manuscripts in the early 1990s She is considered a major figure among girls school story writers of the first half of the twentieth century one of the Big Three, together with Elinor Brent Dyer and Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
- 315 pages
- The Abbey Girls Win Through
- Elsie J. Oxenham
- 02 June 2018 Elsie J. Oxenham