Tales from Hockley Woods
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A collection of short stories for children featuring some true characters and some fictional. It features a well known area of Essex called Hockley Woods and many of the stories in the book are based on real events and animals. Tales from Hockley Woods started life as bedtime stories for very young children and slowly the characters took on a life of their own. The children are now grown up but have never forgotten "The Demented Squirrel" and "Old Smeller."
For the first time, the author has written about these old friends and also about the animals she has loved over the years who enjoyed their very own adventures. Tales from Hockley Woods will appeal to very young children as stories to be read aloud and to older children who will find themselves associating with the very real family contained in these pages.