The Richleighs of Tantamount, 1966. The Grove of Green Holly, 1967.
In the introduction to the book, Christopher Robin Milne notes that Willard had moved from her home on the Sussex Downs to the edge of Ashdown Forest in 1956 and that her new surroundings had provided the inspiration and setting for ten of her children's historical novels (eight in the Mantlemass series and two others). The Richleighs of Tantamount, 1966. The Gardener's Grandchildren, 1978.
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The Richleighs of Tantamount book. When the four, young Richleighs beg their parents to let them visit the family homestead, Tantamount, little did they know the adventures awaiting them. Jan 06, 2013 Megan rated it really liked it.
Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780152667504. Release Date:January 1901.
The Richleighs of Tantamount is a children's historical novel written by British author Barbara Willard. It was originally published in the United Kingdom in 1966 by the publishers, Constable, before being published in the United States by Harcourt, Brace & World in June 1967.
To Tantamount, her's folly-""a mass of fantastic turrets and buttresses and battlements. standing like an extension of the rocks themselves""-come the Richleighs: Edwin, sixteen, heir to the family's enormous wealth, Angeline, Sebastian, and the baby, eight-year-old Maud. Mama and Papa have gone abroad; New Nurse has declined to journey to the remote west of England; tutor and governess soon leave, and servants too. The children are alone in the musty, moldy halls. Barbara Mary Willard was a British novelist best known for children's historical fiction. It is the first book in The Famous Five series. Her "Mantlemass Chronicles" is a family saga set in 15th to 17th-century England. For one chronicle, The Iron Lily (1973), she won the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by panel of British children's writers. Five Go to Smuggler's Top is the fourth book in the Famous Five series by the British author Enid Blyton.