Wednesday, November 05, 2003

juvenile titles

every so often boynton checks the www state of play with Schoolgirl's Fiction hoping (valiantly) for the digitised versions of School Friend or Girls' Crystal - secretly scheming to one day chance upon an on-line Dilly Dreem - a Heroine by Mistake, Secret Friends of the Speed Girl or even Cousin Percy's Surprise Pullover. While the beloved stories she pored over once upon a time ( now idly gathering dust on shelves elsewhere) are yet to apppear here, I noticed this site the other night that has indexed many papers in the exhaustive juvenile canon.
Following the links you get an idea of the beloved genre from the titles:

Miss Nameless of the Holiday Camp
Maureen and the Boy Who Didn’t Care
Her Bandit Friend of the Pampas

or here

Rivals of the Swimming Pool
Film-Struck Fay
The Tennis Girl with a Secret

boynton might just have to knuckle down and save some shillings for this CD .

Comments: juvenile titles

"Babs & Co at the Manor of Menace" - a 'must read' title if ever I saw one!
Posted by Nora at November 6, 2003 11:51 PM

personally I find this title jolly intriguing:

"A Hero to All but Joyce"

Joyce may have issues methinks.
Posted by boynton at November 6, 2003 11:59 PM

If we're quick maybe Sally could be an umbrella stand - beats elephants legs, anyway.
Posted by wen at November 7, 2003 02:48 PM

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