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The Whispering Knights I don t know that you have done anything wrong, Miss Hepplewhite said But it is possible that you have done something rather dangerous William and Susie thought they were just playing a game when they cooked a witch s brew in the old barn and said a spell over it, but Martha was not so sure And indeed, the three friends soon learn that they have called up something dark and evil out of the distant past ✫ Fisica 1 - Principios y Problemas Books ✭ Author Paul W. Zitzewitz – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Miss Hepplewhite said But it is possible that you have done something rather dangerous William and Susie thought they were just playing a game when they cooked a witch s brew in the old barn and said a spell over it [BOOKS] ✬ The Beautiful Disruption By G.G. Renee Hill – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk but Martha was not so sure And indeed ➸ [Read] ➳ Games Rednecks Play By Jeff Foxworthy ➽ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the three friends soon learn that they have called up something dark and evil out of the distant past


About the Author: Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively is the author of many prize winning novels and short story collections for both adults and children She has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize once in 1977 for her first novel, The Road to Lichfield, and again in 1984 for According to Mark She later won the 1987 Booker Prize for her highly acclaimed novel Moon Tiger.Her other books include Going Back Judgement Day Next to Nature, Art Perfect Happiness Passing On City of the Mind Cleopatra s Sister Heat Wave Beyond the Blue Mountains, a collection of short stories Oleander, Jacaranda, a memoir of her childhood days in Egypt Spiderweb her autobiographical work, A House Unlocked The Photograph Making It Up Consequences Family Album, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Costa Novel Award, and How It All Began.She is a popular writer for children and has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award She was appointed CBE in the 2001 New Year s Honours List, and DBE in 2012.Penelope Lively lives in London She was married to Jack Lively, who died in 1998.



10 thoughts on “The Whispering Knights

  1. says:

    In the Cotswolds village of Steeple Hampden, Martha, Susie and William, bored in their school holidays, decide to boil up the classic witch s brew Eye of newt and toe of frog in a barn supposedly once inhabited by an actual witch Doing their best with the ingredients they order a tin of frog s legs from a L


  2. says:

    Pre read for my son Enjoyable ghost story for kids, written by one of my favorite authors, Penelope Lively Might be a bit too creepy for my son just now, but I think soon he ll be ready for it Lively based the stones in the book on the Rollright stones, some of which are called The Whispering Knights Yet another


  3. says:

    Our story begins when three youths, William, Martha and Susie, decide to conjure up what they believe to be a witches brew in an disused barn What they lack in raw ingredients, they make up for in ingenuity and a strong sense of belief that this will work Little do they realise that the latter, in some old parts of Eng


  4. says:

    This had a strong premise three children unwittingly revive an ancient witch s spirit, who then invades the children s lives via whatever means she can inhabiting human form, invading TV sets, sending out poison laced cakes The result is a cracking good read The children are easily identifiable sensitive Martha, pragmatic Su


  5. says:

    Lively steps definitely into the realm of fantasy here, with good success, although I find it fascinating how much her modern incarnation of Morgan shares with villains of other contemporary British children s books clearly there was something going on in Britain at this time about the virtuous middle classes hard working, not too


  6. says:

    We read this aloud to our 9 year old, who enjoyed it a taste of British countryside and some English mythology thrown in With so much new juvenile fiction available these days, the Whispering Knights moved kind of slowly for her She s definitely a kid of her time, wanting everything fast, fast, FAST.


  7. says:

    Private triumph is often the most satisfactory The Whispering Knights has a rather old fashioned feel to it, considering it was written in 1971 I know, I know, that s only 48 years ago , but the writing style is reminiscent of Edith Nesbit s Five Children and It Our hero and heroines William, Susie, Martha and Miss Hepplewhite are a delicious


  8. says:

    Belongs to the tradition of rural fantasy, typified by Alan Garner and Susan Cooper The Whispering Kights is set in the Cotswolds, in and around Long Compton and the Rollright stones these have been renamed, but it s pretty obvious There is a touch of Arthuriana and old magic, and wonderful characterisation of the three children, especially Martha,


  9. says:

    When on an early afternoon in the small village of steeple hampden 3 kids by the name of Martha,Susie and William decide to make an old witches brew something goes terribly wrong and they accidentally summon morgan le fay.morgan is a witch who hasn t been seen for years,when the children see her for the first time they go to miss hepplewhite for some adv


  10. says:

    The Whispering Knights by Penelope Lively has the old premise of children s literature of wickedness Innocently brew some witches stew in a cauldron and inadvertently raise the spirit of a wicked witch evil in the form of Morgan from the dark past The three friends Martha, Susie and William who just wanted a little excitement over the school holidays are now h


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