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Holiday House: A Series of Tales By Catherine Sinclair
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Catherine Sinclair (17 April 1800 – 6 August 1864) was a... More > Scottish novelist and writer of children's literature.Catherine Sinclair was born in Edinburgh on 17 April 1800, the fourth daughter of Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet and Lady Diana Macdonald. Catherine died unmarried. Sir George Sinclair, 2nd Baronet, John Sinclair (1797–1875), and William Sinclair (1804–1878) were her brothers. She was her father's secretary from the age of fourteen till his death in 1835. From 1814 to 1818 she lived at Ormeley Lodge, Ham. She was an aunt of the novelist Lucy Bethia Walford.She then began independent authorship, her first works being children's books, prompted by interest in her nephew, the Hon. George Boyle, 6th Earl of Glasgow. Excerpt from:< Less

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