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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, James

Nicholas Tucker.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 225 words.

(1946–), English artist born in Yorkshire, studied graphic design at Batley College of Art and Design. Working for

Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 66 words.

An award presented (usually biennually) to the translator of a children’s book in the UK, established in the mid-1990s to encourage publishers to acquire more children’s books from other...

Carey, Peter

Pam Macintyre.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 96 words.

(1943–), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, is a leading Australian writer, having won the Booker Prize twice. In

Bending of a Twig, The (1906)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 81 words.

A novel by Desmond Coke, about the experiences of the boy Lycidas Marsh at Shrewsbury School. It sets out to parody the conventional ...

Edwards, Monica

Rosemary Auchmuty.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 164 words.

(1912–1998), highly regarded British author of the overlapping Romney Marsh (1947–1969) and Punchbowl Farm (1947–1967

EDWARDS, Monica (1912–98)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 140 words.

who began to publish *pony stories in 1947, her first book being Wish for a Pony. From this conventional start she developed her popular and well-regarded ‘Romney Marsh’ series, recounting...