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Review: ‘Sophia Scrooby Preserved’ by Martha Bacon

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Thursday, September 16, 2010

Title: Sophia Scrooby Preserved Author: Martha Bacon Published: Puffin Books, 1971, pp. 220 Genre: Children’s historical fiction Blurb: ‘My little panther’, Nono’s father called her, but he didn’t get the chance to say it for long.  Her African village was destroyed and she first lived in the bush then was sold as a slave, given [...]