A captivating children's classic, perfect for readers young and old, and available for the first time in eBook format"Once upon a time there was a little girl called Mary-Mary..."MARY-MARY is a collection of charming and delightful stories designed for younger, emergent readers. First released in 1957, this is a lovingly restored edition complete with original illustrations. This special edition includes the first book of the series (MARY-MARY), as well as its sequel, MORE MARY-MARY. Featuring beloved forgotten favourite stories such as MARY-MARY GOES VISITING, MARY-MARY'S HANDBAG, MARY-MARY GOES AWAY and MARY-MARY IS A SURPRISE, this anthology follows the misadventures of Mary-Mary (so nicknamed due to her contrary nature!), a little girl who knows rather a lot more than her four older brothers and sisters give her credit for, thank you very much. These are funny and heartwarming tales sure to make a perfect Christmas stocking filler for readers young and old.ABOUT THE AUTHORJoan G. Robinson (1910-88) was the second of four children to barrister parents. She trained as an illustrator and in 1939 began writing and illustrating stories for the very young. She published over thirty books in her lifetime for three different age groups. In 1953 the first of her enduringly popular TEDDY ROBINSON series about her daughter Deborah and her teddy was published, followed by the MARY-MARY series, about the youngest of five children. In 1967 WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It was the first of five novels for older children.