Polly's March (Historical House)

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The Historical House is a unique trilogy of novels by three highly regarded authors. Each novel charts the life and times of the house at 6 Chelsea Walk, London, and the girls who lived there through three important periods of history. Synopsis When 13-year-old Polly befriends two suffragettes in the top floor flat at 6 Chelsea Walk, she finds herself questioning the views of those around her. The Votes for Women campaign strikes a chord with Polly and she becomes determined to join the suffragettes' protest march, even if it means clashing with her family...

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Linda Newbery is an extremely successful children's author, with a particularly strong reputation for historical novels. In 2002 her novel The Shell House was shortlisted for both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.

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'Historically strong, these are also dramatic stories with a real sense of atmosphere.' - Julia Eccleshare, the Guardian Children's Books Pick of 2004 'If anyone can make history come alive for younger readers, it's Linda Newbery and Polly's March... does that superbly.' - Helena Pielichaty

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Linda Newberry
Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd (2004)
ISBN 10: 0746060319 ISBN 13: 9780746060315
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