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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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SeriesOxford Bookworms Library , Stage 2 (700 Headwords)
ContributionsJennifer Basset (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7385023M
ISBN 10019422967X
ISBN 109780194229678

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Written in about the four children of a Cavalier famiiy in the time of Cromwell who learn to fend for themselves very successfully in a the New Forest. The style is complex and the concepts mature and important: Some supporters of Cromwell, who disapproved of the King's actions, realized too late that Cromwell was even more dictatorial/5. Children of the New Forest (Wordsworth Children's Classics) by Marryat, Frederick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rajasthan-travel-tour.com The story describes how the children adapt from anaristocratic lifestyle to that of simple cottagers. The children are concealed as the grandchildren of Armitage. Eventually after Armitage’s death, Edward Beverley leaves and works as a secretary for the sympathetic Puritan placed in charge of the Royal land in the New Forest.5/5(1). Jul 28,  · One of the most successful books in British literature, this book is still in print years after it was written. Published only a year before Marryat's death, the scene is set in rural England at the time of the Roundheads. The family who are set as the heroes of the story .

28 rows · The Children of the New Forest is a children's novel published in by Frederick . Sep 01,  · The Children of the New Forest Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Orphans -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Soldiers -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Great Britain -- History -- Civil War. Mar 12,  · The central characters are the four children of staunch Royalist Colonel Beverley killed in battle while fighting for King Charles. Through the efforts of aged forester Jacob Armitage, the children escape the burning of their ancestral home and take up residence with him in his cottage in the New Forest. 28 rows · The story describes how the children adapt from an aristocratic lifestyle to that of simple .

In The Children of the New Forest, Marryat describes the trials and triumphs of the four Beverley children, orphaned during the English Civil War and forced to take refuge with a poor woodsman in the New Forest. This is the first annotated edition of a great children's classic, which has Author: Paula Vince. Forest Child (Vikings of the New World Saga) (Volume 2) by Gilbert, Heather Day and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rajasthan-travel-tour.com The Children of the New Forest is Captain Marryat’s classic children’s adventure story. The four Beverley children find themselves orphaned when their father is killed by Cromwell’s army at the outset of the English Civil War. The Children of the New Forest. We ought to have told the reader that Jacob had more than once brought home an old book or two which he had picked up, or had given him, and that these had been occasionally looked into by Humphrey and Edward, but only now and then, as they had too much to do to find much time for reading, although sometimes.