Rosemary Sutcliff

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About Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. With over 50 books to her credit, Rosemary Sutcliff is now universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Her first novel, The Queen Elizabeth Story was published in 1950. In 1959 her book The Lantern Bearers won the Carnegie Medal. In 1974 she was highly commended for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and in 1978 her book, Song for a Dark Queen was commended for the Other Award. In 1975, Rosemary was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature and the CBE in 1992. Unfortunately Rosemary passed away in July 1992 and is much missed by her many fans.

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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read The Wanderings of Odysseus published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read The Iliad published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read The Odyssey published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read Black Ships Before Troy published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read The Shining Company published by Red Fox.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read Sun Horse, Moon Horse published by Red Fox.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read The Armourer's House published by Red Fox.
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Rosemary Sutcliff
Happy Birthday Rosemary Sutcliff! Now's the time to read Brother Dusty Feet published by Red Fox.
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