2 edition of Auntie Robbo found in the catalog.
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This book was actually released nearly 80 years ago and thanks to this re-release will be able to thrill and enthrall a whole new generation of children and adults. The story follows the octagenarian Auntie Robbo and her great-nephew Hector as they go on the run from his evil English stepmother and adventure around Scotland, getting into some /5.
Auntie Robbo, "no sense of humour." She did in fact disapprove of Auntie Robbo and Hector; especially Hector--she wasn't so afraid of him. She looked down her nose now when Auntie Robbo, grimacing and waving wet arms in the direction of the drawing-room, hissed: "Who is it and what do they want?".
Auntie Robbo is a rollicking tale of an orphaned boy, Hector Murdoch (11), and his great-grand-aunt and guardian, Robina Sketheway (81). They got on as well together as any two people possibly could.
Their idyllic whimsical life at Nethermuir, twelve miles from Edinburgh, is threatened when Hector's step-mother, Merlissa Benck, a woman he has /5(6). Auntie Robbo Ann Scott-Moncrieff (Author), Christopher Brooker (Illustrator) Hector is an year-old boy living near Edinburgh with his great auntie Robbo who is in her eighties.
A woman calling herself his step-mother arrives from England and Hector and Auntie Robbo realise that they have to run away. Auntie Robbo: 2 [Ann Scott-Moncrieff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2).
I first met Auntie Robbo on a sunny day six years ago, in Any Amount of Books second-hand book-shop in Charing Cross was not exactly looking at her best at that point: originally released inthis Puffin edition from crudely transposed an illustrarion by.
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Genre/Form: Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scott-Moncrieff, Ann, Mrs. Auntie Robbo. New York, The Viking Press, When Ann Scott-Moncrieff submitted Auntie Robbo to her regular London publishers in they rejected it as being ‘too Scottish’. As a result, the book was sent to Viking Press in New York who published it that year.
After successful sales it was taken on by Constable in and was later published in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark and Germany. Auntie Robbo, a children’s book that features the rollicking adventures of an year-old woman and her grandnephew, deemed "too Scottish" for publication in the s, is being made available.
It's "Auntie Robbo," by Ann Scott-Moncrieff. I've probably read this book at least once a year throughout my entire life. The problem is, my copy--yes, the paperback one my parents bought for me circa is coverless and missing the last couple of pages of the : Cindy Swanson. Buy Auntie Robbo by Ann Scott Moncrieff, Christopher Brooker from Waterstones today.
Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Auntie Robbo was in fact thinking of the duckling and roast potatoes and claret and vanilla pudding that reposed beneath them. She sighed, a gentle satisfied sigh.” Auntie Robbo looks after the orphaned Hector, taking him out on the ponies to explore the hills, telling him about the countries she has travelled in, teaching him to read French.
Auntie Robbo, by Ann Scott-moncrieff, free ebook. Chapter 1. Auntie Robbo liked to talk in the evening after dinner. That was why, when Hector had had his bath, he usually went down to the drawing-room in dressing-gown and slippers, and ate his supper of bread and jam and milk off one little tray while Auntie Robbo had her coffee off another.
Auntie Robbo launch party (FREE) Join Scotland Street Press for the launch of Auntie Robbo - a children's book first published innow available for a new generation thanks to Jean Findlay, founder of the press and granddaughter of the author.
Refreshments will be provided. Register Now. Category: Historical Fantasy (Young Adult) ISBN: Format: Hardback (B Format) Pages: Price: £ Release date: August The black sky empties itself.
Shadows tumbling without end Ina girl with spirit is a threat. Ruth has secrets. An old book of heresy belonging to her long-absent father. A dream that haunts her. She was the daughter of Thomas Mulock and his wife Dinah. She was born at Stoke-on-Trent and brought up in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, where her father was then minister of a small congregation.
Her childhood and early youth were much affected by his unsettled fortunes, but she obtained a good education from various quarters, and, feeling conscious of a vocation for authorship.
Originally refused publication in London because it was deemed critical of the English, Auntie Robbo was first published in the U.S. in After success in print it was taken on by Constable in and later was published in India, South Africa, New Zealand, Denmark and Germany.
Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch Queue Queue. Her last book, Auntie Robbo, was published in the United States in Ann Scott-Moncrieff died in She was survived by her husband and three children.
Bibliography. Aboard the Bulger; The White Drake and Other Tales () Auntie Robbo () External links. Media related to Ann Scott-Moncrieff at Wikimedia CommonsAuthority control: NLA-person:. I love fearless literary aunts – Aunt Dot, in Rose Macaulay’s Towers of Trebizond, and Aunt Augusta in Graham Greene’s Travels With My Aunt are great favourites.
And Auntie Robbo, in the fantastic children’s book of the same name. So could Auntie Mame be joining them She’ll definitely be added to the Wish List.
Reply.Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. I've blogged before about rediscovering two of my favorite childhood books--Red Knights from Hy Brasil (read about that here)and Auntie Robbo (read about that here).Both were bought while my parents were missionaries in Beirut, Lebanon, in the : Cindy Swanson.