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Granny was a buffer girl, Berlie Doherty

Dianne Jeremy

Granny was a buffer girl, Berlie Doherty

by Dianne Jeremy

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Published by Heinemann Educational in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Great Britain.,
  • Fiction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    In plastic slip case.

    Statementunit written by Dianne Jeremy.
    SeriesHeinemann fiction project
    ContributionsDoherty, Berlie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR51.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21413313M
    ISBN 100435164112
    OCLC/WorldCa19510009

    Doherty won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject, both for Granny Was a Buffer Girl (Methuen, ) and for Dear Nobody (Hamilton, ). She was also a highly commended runner-up for Willa and Old Miss Annie (). No one has won three Carnegies. Berlie Doherty is the author of numerous books for children and young adults. She has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal twice -- for Granny Was a Buffer Girl and for Dear Nobody -- and in Willa and Old Miss Annie was highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. Ms/5(2).

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    Doherty won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject. Through she is one of seven writers with two such honors, having won the Medal for Granny Was a Buffer Girl. Also set in Sheffield, the earlier novel is a family saga whose point of entry is the Sheffield cutlery industry. Granny Was a Buffer Girl by Berlie Doherty _____ At a family get-together on the brink of a year’s adventure in France, 18 year-old Jess hears her family’s secrets: she listens to the story of her grandparents Bridie and Jack, whose love kept them together in spite of family divisions; of her other granny Dorothy’s daily toil from the dirt and grime of the buLocation: City Road London United Kingdom.


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Granny was a buffer girl, Berlie Doherty by Dianne Jeremy Download PDF EPUB FB2

I re-read this in advance of an event on the subject of “a sense of place” in literature – with a specific focus on Sheffield – at which Berlie Doherty will be reading from Granny was a Buffer Girl. Books can be set in Sheffield but fail to capture anything of the spirit or character of the city/5.

When I wrote Granny Was a Buffer Girl I was living in Sheffield, one of the great industrial cities of the north of England. Its international renown was based on the steel industry and on the manufacture of cutlery. Granny was a Buffer Girl, on the other hand, could only be set in Sheffield and the book could not be based anywhere else without a complete re-writing – there is a sense that the place shapes the characters and if you took the characters out of /5(7).

Granny Was A Buffer Girl by Doherty, Berlie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Granny was a Buffer Girl, on the other hand, could only be set in Sheffield and the book could not be based anywhere else without a complete re-writing – there is a sense that the place shapes the characters and if you took the characters out of the place you /5(7).

Granny Was a Buffer Girl is beautifully written and is very typical of the eloquent and descriptive writing style I have begun to expect of Berlie Doherty. The story is full of atmosphere; the words are like a tapestry showing the interaction between families and.

Berlie Doherty is an English novelist, playwright, children's author and poet. Writer of Street Child and Dear Nobody, and a double Carnegie medal winner. Granny was a buffer girl Doherty - Granny Was a Buffer Girl. Granny was a Buffer Girl, on the other hand, could only be set in Sheffield and the book could not be based anywhere else without a complete re-writing – there is a sense that the place shapes the characters and if you took the characters out of Reviews: 7.

Granny was a Buffer Girl has inspired one of the chefs who will be competing in The Great British Menu on BBC2. The series starts on March 18th at 8pm and Granny will appear on the penultimate show, on May 7th, when one of the North East chefs has chosen to celebrate it on the main course.

I can’t wait to see what’s on the menu that day. By the way, Granny was a Buffer Girl is. New issue of Granny Was a Buffer Girl coming later this year Details Article/page published: 03 February Last updated: 05 February More news this year is that Granny was a Buffer Girl is also to be re-issued.

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Granny was a Buffer Girl, on the other hand, could only be set in Sheffield and the book could not be based anywhere else without a complete re-writing – there is a sense that the place shapes the characters and if you took the characters out of /5(4).

I re-read this in advance of an event on the subject of “a sense of place” in literature – with a specific focus on Sheffield – at which Berlie Doherty will be reading from Granny was a Buffer Girl. Books can be set in Sheffield but fail to capture anything of the spirit or character of the city.

Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer.

Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for ‘Grannie was a Buffer Girl’ in and for ‘Dear Nobody’ in She lives in the Derbyshire Peak Reviews: 7.

The buffer girl of the title buffs cutlery, candlesticks and metal trays in a factory, and then meets the suave owner's son. But it is a plodding, reliable Albert who will march her down the. Facts about Berlie Doherty other books Other books of Doherty include White Peak Farm, The Making of Fingers Finnigan, Granny Was a Buffer Girl and Children of.

It is no exaggeration to refer to some of her books as classics: Granny Was a Buffer Girl, and Dear Nobody, both set in Sheffield, for example. Sheffield's back garden (the Peak District) also features strongly in Berlie's work in stories such as the fantasy story, Blue John, Children of the Winter, about the Eyam plague, and Deep Secret.

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One day Berlie was admiring a picture of two 'buffer girls' in Sheffield Art Gallery and pondering on the meaning of the title when she overheard a lady next to her saying, 'My granny was a buffer girl'.

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Granny Was A Buffer Girl: Berlie Doherty: : Books Skip to main content4/5(1). Doherty’s first Carnegie Medal was for Granny Was A Buffer Girl ().

Granny Was A Buffer Girl is a rich, multi-faceted novel which incorporates both the past and present as it reveals the layers of a Sheffield family’s history. Jess is about to leave home, but .Fishpond Australia, The Humming Machine by Berlie DohertyBuy.

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