Alison Uttley

Born: 17 December 1884 in Cromford, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 07 May 1976
Nationality: British
Biography
English writer of over 100 books. She began writing to support herself and her son financially after she was widowed in 1930. Her first books were a series of tales about animals, including Little Grey Rabbit, The Little Red Fox, Sam Pig and Hare. She later wrote for older children and adults, particularly focussing on rural topics, notably in The Country Child (1931), a fictionalized account of her childhood experiences at her family farm home, Castletop, near Cromford.
 
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Uttley, Alison   The country child / with illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe - London 1945   
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Uttley, Alison   Recipes from an old farmhouse / [by] Alison Uttley ; illustrated by Pauline Baynes. - London 1966   
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