The Perspex Ring

No Trees Publishing
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The autobiographical story of a teenage girl growing up in northern England during the Second World War, by Betty Collins.

Betty was only ten years old when World War Two broke out; very soon afterward her father moved the whole Collins family away from the danger of being bombed in their home near the shipyards and factories of north east England, to the relative safety of a country village nestled in the remote hills of northern England.

Read of Betty's adventures, and those of her three sisters too, as they grew up in the five and a half years of wartime England, how Betty found her passion for music and was given a mysterious perspex ring.
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About the author

Born in Wales in 1929, Betty Collins started writing at an early age. In the early 1960s she wrote her first children's book while living in Australia. 

Since then Betty has written many more stories for children. Loved by many children, her stories achieved commercial success in the late 1990s with the publication of another story through an American publisher.

Embracing the 'digital age', Betty is a strong advocate against felling trees for printing books, so publishes only in eBook format. Even at 84 she is thrilled at the technology of modern day and is perfectly content to turn pages on the family iPad.

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Publisher
No Trees Publishing
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Published on
Apr 30, 2014
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Pages
75
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Family & Relationships / Life Stages / Teenagers
Juvenile Fiction / General
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This content is DRM free.
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