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Wild Imaginings: A Bronte Childhood

Wild Imaginings: A Bronte Childhood

by Catherine Rayner

Hardback Publication Date: 30/04/2018

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This book will take you into the lives of the six Bronte children who were raised in Haworth Parsonage on the edge of the West Yorkshire Moors. Discover the world of a Victorian childhood and how the children dealt with isolation, the harsh education system and death. Read about how the children used the graveyard surrounding their garden as a playground and how they found solace in making up stories of imaginary islands, kingdoms and people. Reality and imagination mingled and spread so that they lived in a fantasy world of ghosts, horror, religion, disease, war, scientific discovery, love and humor; here anything could happen. Learn about the background to the childhood of those who were to become such remarkable authors. This book is as accurate in its factual content as it is fascinating in its fantasy.
ISBN:
9781786937780
9781786937780
Category:
Biography: literary
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
30-04-2018
Publisher:
Austin Macauley Publishers
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
296
Dimensions (mm):
198x129mm
Catherine Rayner

Catherine Rayner is an author and illustrator of children's picture books. She is winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and Booktrust's Best New Illustrator Award, and, in 2010, was the inaugural illustrator in residence at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

As well as producing award-winning picture books, Catherine also exhibits her artwork in galleries all over the world and illustrates her own range of greeting cards.

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