Choristers' Cake

Choristers Cake Illustrated by C Walter Hodges

  • Title: Choristers' Cake
  • Author: William Mayne C. Walter Hodges
  • ISBN: 9780903461412
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Paperback
  • Illustrated by C Walter Hodges

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    About " William Mayne C. Walter Hodges "

  • William Mayne C. Walter Hodges

    William Mayne was a British writer of children s fiction Born in Hull, he was educated at the choir school attached to Canterbury Cathedral and his memories of that time contributed to his early books He lived most of his life in North Yorkshire.He was described as one of the outstanding children s authors of the 20th Century by the Oxford Companion to Children s Literature, and won the Carnegie Medal in 1957 for A Grass Rope and the Guardian Award in 1993 for Low Tide He has written than a hundred books, and is best known for his Choir School quartet comprising A Swarm in May, Choristers Cake, Cathedral Wednesday and Words and Music, and his Earthfasts trilogy comprising Earthfasts, Cradlefasts and Candlefasts, an unusual evocation of the King Arthur legend.A Swarm in May was filmed by the Children s Film Unit in 1983 and a five part television series of Earthfasts was broadcast by the BBC in 1994.William Mayne was imprisoned for two and a half years in 2004 after admitting to charges of child sexual abuse and was placed on the British sex offenders register His books were largely removed from shelves, and he died in disgrace in 2010.

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  • Brilliant story of boys at a boarding school. Really difficult to get copies these days - very expensive as they have become collector's items.


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