Lamplugh, Lois

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LAMPLUGH, Lois. British, b. 1921. Genres: Children's fiction, Poetry, History, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography, Local history/Rural topics, Photography. Career: Full-time writer. Member of the editorial staff, Jonathan Cape Ltd., London, England, 1947-57; served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1939-43. Publications: The Stream Way (autobiography), 1948; The Old Navigator 1967; Honeyhill (for television), 1967-70; The Quarry Hare (adult verse), 1976; Barnstaple: Town on the Taw (history), 1983; A History of Ilfracombe, 1984; Minehead with Dunster (history), 1987; A Shadowed Man: Henry Williamson, 1895-1977 (biography), 1990; Take off from Chivenor (history), 1990; Lundy: Island without Equal (history), 1993; A Book of Georgeham and the Northwest Corner of Devon, 1995; Ilfracombe in Old Photographs, 1996; Two Rivers Meeting, 1998. FOR CHILDREN: The Pigeongram Puzzle, 1955; Nine Bright Shiners, 1955; Vagabonds' Castle, 1957; Rockets in the Dunes, 1958; The Sixpenny Runner, 1960; Midsummer Mountains, 1961; The Rifle House Friends, 1965; The Linhay on Hunter's Hill, 1966; The Fur Princess and the Fir Prince, 1969; Mandog (adaptation of TV serial), 1972; Sean's Leap, 1979; The Winter Donkey, 1980; Falcon's Tor, 1984; Sandrabbit, 1991. Address: c/AP Watt, 20 John St., London WC1N 2DR, England.