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Tea by the Nursery Fire

A Children's Nanny at the Turn of the Century

Tea by the Nursery Fire( )
Author: Streatfeild, Noel
ISBN:978-1-84408-898-0
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Virago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

Emily Huckwell spent almost her entire life working for one family. Born in a tiny Sussex village in the 1870s, she went into domestic service in the Burton household before she was twelve, earning £5 a year. She began as a nursery maid, progressing to under nurse and then head nanny, looking after two generations of children. One of the children in her care was the father of Noel Streatfeild, the author of Ballet Shoes and one of the best-loved children's writers of the...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Babysitting, Day Care & Child Care
Biography & Autobiography / General
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.875 x 0.625 Inches
Book Weight:0.37 Pounds

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