The book of English folk tales Sybil Marshall, 2016, (illustrated by John Lawrence), Duckworth Overlook, London.
The last blossom on the plum tree, Brooke Astor, 1986, Random House, New York.
The man who was magic: A fable of innocence, Paul Gallico, 1966, Pan Books, London.
The Newcomes: Memoirs of a most respectable family (2 vols), William Makepeace Thackeray, 1887, Smith Elder and Co, London.
The story of the world's literature, John Macy, 1927, George G. Harrop & Co, London.