In The High Valley by Susan Coolidge is the second book in the Clover Carr Chronicles. It is equally as enchanting as the previous Carr Family stories.
The circle is closed as we hear about the fortunes and fates of the now grown up Carr children.
Part of the story is set in England, in Devon around the Bideford and Clovelly areas which I am familiar with, having holidayed there as a child. The familiarity with the area meant that I was able to clearly ‘see’ the setting.
Clover by Susan Coolidge is a wonderful children’s historical novel and the first book in the Clover Carr Chronicles. It continues on from where the Carr Family series finished.
Clover is just as enchanting as the previous novels. Clover is the sister down from Katy. She is quieter but just as kind and good hearted.
The book moves from the family home to the mountains as Clover offers to look after her younger sibling who is in ill health, needing the fresh mountain air. Here, we see Clover blossom.
What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge is the third book in the Carr Family series which has been enchanting.
In this book we see Katy as she undertakes a European tour with her friend and her friend’s young daughter. It was very fashionable to travel abroad for the well to do. It was quite an undertaking in the late nineteenth century.
Kindness And Caring
What Katy Did At School by Susan Coolidge is the second book in the marvellous Carr Family series, that is every bit as entertaining as when it was written in the 1870’s.
As the title suggests the reader follows Katy and her younger sister Clover to boarding school for a year. The reader is enchanted by their everyday lives.
Katy and Clover have hearts of gold. They see those that others reject and they spread goodness and kindness wherever they go.