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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Rosemary Garland

Rosemary Garland was a regular contributor to the Swift Annual, writing anonymously for the first four editions (1954-57); she was also a regular contributor to Robin Annual, writing (and usually illustrating) items in the first nine annuals. She wrote stories for Eagle (1950), Girl (1953-57), penned the feature 'Ancient Wonders' in Swift (1960-61) and contributed to Robin, where she was assistant editor from 1953.

Garland had been born in Sorrento, Italy, and was educated privately in Italy, France and England. Married to Robert Hughes, she had worked as publicity advisor to The Glass Manufacturers Asociation of Great Britain before joining Hulton Press (later Odhams Press).

She lived in Kingsbury, Somerset.

Novels
The Mystery of Misty Creek. London, Ward Lock, 1956.
A Swarm in June, illus. Valerie Taylor. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1957.
Whirling Blue, illus. Cecil Leslie. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1957.
Donkey Boy, illus. Constance Marshall. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1958.
The Country Bus, illus. Cecil Leslie. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1958.
The Little Forest, illus. Cecil Leslie. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1959.
The Secret Curtains [and Easter Prize], illus. Sheila Rose. London, George G. Harrap & Co., 1959.
The Canary Shop, illus. Juliette Palmer. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1960.
The Umbrella Man, illus. Juliette Palmer. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1962.
Adventuring with Brindle, illus. Constance Marshall. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1963.
Cherry Goes to Play School, illus. Reintje Venema. London, Harrap, 1968.
Big Top Ballet. London, Young World Productions, n.d.
Cubby. London, Young World Productions, n.d.
Peter Pipkin. London, Young World Productions, n.d.
The Magic Feather. London, Young World Productions, n.d.

Verse

The Smiling Sun, illus. Adolf Zábranský. London, Paul Hamlyn, 1961.
Sing a Song of Everything (originally published as Cacky hracky, Mladé letá, 1963, with text by Krista Bendová), illus. Mirko Hanák. Feltham, Hamlyn, 1968.

Non-fiction
Glass. London, Educational Supply Association, 1952.
Lighthouses. London, Educational Supply Association, 1958.

Others
Reading with Winnie-the-Pooh (series), derived from the books written by A.A. Milne, adapted by Rosemary Garland:
__#1: Pooh's Book, illus. Walt Disney Studio. London, Nelson, 1966.
__#2: Piglet's Book, illus. Justin Michmann. London, Nelson, 1966.
__#3: Tigger's Book, illus. Alan Fredman. London, Nelson, 1966.
__#4: Eeyore's Book, illus. Justin Michmann. London, Nelson, 1966.
__#5: Rabbit's Book, illus. Pete Adby. London, Nelson, 1966.
__#6: Christopher Robin's Book, illus. Walt Disney Studio. London, Nelson, 1966.
My Bedtime Book of Two-minute Stories, ed. Rosemary Garland; illus. Tony Escott & Sally Wellman. London, Ward Lock, 1969.

2 comments:

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Steve said...

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