Pearce, (Ann) Philippa
PEARCE, (Ann) Philippa
PEARCE, (Ann) Philippa. British, b. 1920. Genres: Novels, Novellas/ Short stories, Children's fiction. Career: Scriptwriter and producer, BBC Radio Schools Broadcasting, 1945-58; Children's Ed., Andre Deutsch Ltd., publrs., London, 1960-67. Publications: Minnow on the Say, 1955; Tom's Midnight Garden, 1958; Still Jim and Silent Jim, 1960; Mrs. Cockle's Cat, 1961; A Dog So Small, 1962; The Strange Sunflower, 1966; (with B. Fairfax- Lucy) The Children of the House, 1968, rev. ed. as Children of Charlecote, 1989; The Elm Street Lot, 1969; The Squirrel Wife, 1971; Beauty and the Beast, 1972; What the Neighbours Did and Other Stories, 1972; The Shadow Cage and Other Tales of the Supernatural, 1977; The Battle of Bubble and Squeak, 1978; Wings of Courage, 1982; The Way to Sattin Shore, 1983; Lion at School and Other Stories, 1985; Who's Afraid and Other Strange Stories, 1986; Emily's Own Elephant, 1987; The Toothball, 1987; Freddy, 1988; Old Belle's Summer Holiday, 1989; Here Comes Tod!, 1992; Dread and Delight: A Century of Children's Ghost Stories, 1995, as A Century of Children's Ghost Stories: Tales of Dread and Delight, 1996; The Rope and Other Stories, 2000; The Ghost in Annie's Room, 2001; The Pedlar of Swaffham, 2001. Address: c/o Laura Cecil, 17 Alwyne Villas, London N1 2HG, England.