The Otterbury incident

by Nicholas Blake

Publisher: World Pub. Co. in Cleveland

Written in English
Published: Pages: 176 Downloads: 450
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Subjects:

  • Gangs -- Fiction.,
  • Mystery and detective stories.,
  • England -- Fiction.

About the Edition

When a schoolboy kicks a football through the headmaster"s window, his friends decide to help raise money to replace it and unexpectedly become involved with a gang of criminals.

Edition Notes

Statementby C. Day Lewis. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
ContributionsArdizzone, Edward, 1900- illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D336 Ot8
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5681716M
LC Control Number69013056

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My n /5. Jan 01,  · The Otterbury Incident (A Puffin Book) [C. Day-Lewis, Edward Ardizzone] on walkingshops.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It all begins when Nick breaks the classroom window with his football, and the Headmaster says Nick has to pay for the damage.

Nick has no more hope of raising the money than of going to the Moon5/5(2). Jun 14,  · The Otterbury Incident (A Puffin Book) C. Day Lewis. out of 5 stars 3.

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The Otterbury Incident, however, admirably holds up. This is not just a good book. It's an excellent book. The Otterbury incident book drily humorous book, the Incident tells the story of a group of schoolchildren in a post-war English town who decided to deal with a gang of criminals on their own, reasoning that adults would just muck up Reviews: 3.

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Jan 01,  · Read Book Review: The Otterbury Incident by C. Day-Lewis. “This is a really super story—I shold know, I wrote it. My name is George, and I’m Ted’s secon/5(20). Jan 09,  · I've just finished reading The Otterbury Incident by Cecil Day-Lewis.

I don't think I'd heard of the author before someone at work recommended and lent me the book, but he was Poet Laureate from until his death in '72, and he also wrote under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake.

The Otterbury Incident was published. The Otterbury Incident by C Day Lewis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at walkingshops.com The Otterbury Incident is an adventure novel written by Cecil Day Lewis, published in The book is based on the French film Nous les Gosses, which was shown in England as Us Kids.

In a small town called Otterbury, just after the Second World War, two gangs of boys "wage war" against each other – using WWII terms. Mar 26,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital walkingshops.com projects include the Wayback Machine, walkingshops.com and walkingshops.com The Otterbury incident by C.

Day-Lewis,Viking Press edition, in EnglishPages: Jul 06,  · The Otterbury Incident (A Puffin Book) Paperback – 6 Jul by C. Day Lewis (Author), Edward Ardizzone (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Jul 07,  · Amazingly, we chose the same one – The Otterbury Incident by C Day Lewis – and this coincidence was compounded by the fact that neither of us knew anyone else who had even heard of this book, never mind read it or cherished it as their favourite. Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone, CBE RA (16 October – 8 November ), who sometimes signed his work "DIZ", was an English painter, print-maker and war artist, and the author and illustrator of books, many of them for children.

For Tim All Alone (Oxford, ), which he wrote and illustrated, Ardizzone won the inaugural Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association for the year's Genre: Children's books. Being an Indian brand, we strongly promote upcoming Indian authors and their works.

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Contents. CHAPTER PAGE I The Ambush in Abbey Lane I. 1: Hell to Pay. How We Signed the Peace of Otterbury. 7 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. The Otterbury Incident C. Day Lewis Limited preview - The Otterbury Incident Cecil Day Lewis Snippet view 4/5(2).

Aug 07,  · Sometimes that’s due to how stupid we become as adults. Sometimes that’s due to how poorly the book was written. The Otterbury Incident, however, admirably stands up to the passage of time without even breaking a sweat. It’s a pearl of a book and well worth owning in physical form. The Abbey town of Otterbury in England is the setting for a rough and tumble story of rival school gangs and desperate characters of the post-war black market.

A unique venture for an author known in wholly different fields- but one that proves again his amazing versatility. It all starts with a ball thrown through a school window, and the two gangs combining to make good the cost.

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Reprinted. pages. Colour illustrative paper cover with ex libris plate to inside of book. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing. Small inscription.

The Otterbury Incident, however, admirably holds up. This is not just a good book. It's an excellent book. A drily humorous book, the Incident tells the story of a group of schoolchildren in a post-war English town who decided to deal with a gang of criminals on their own, reasoning that adults would just muck up 4/5(1).

pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking.

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