Search - List of Books by Lavinia Derwent

Lavinia Derwent was the pen name of Scottish author and broadcaster Elizabeth Dodd MBE (1909 - 1989).

She was born in an isolated farmhouse in the Cheviot hills some seven miles from Jedburgh. She began making up stories about animals at an early age. Her most famous creation was "Tammy Troot" who entranced generations of children. She also wrote a best-selling book about an island called Sula which later featured in a film. The novels were: Sula (1969), Return to Sula (1971), The Boy From Sula (1973) and Song of Sula (1976).She also wrote a version of Greyfriars bobby (1985) Her autobiographical books, particularly A Breath of Border Air recreate a world when it was the more fundamental things of life that mattered. Her Border Bairn series is set around Jedburgh, and Lady of the Manse has a Berwickshire setting.She wrote the wee kirk moose poem.

In the 1970s she co-presented the television series Teatime Tales (alternating with Molly Weir and Cliff Hanley) on STV in which she recollected stories from her own childhood.

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Total Books: 91
Sula
2005 - Sula (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780863154874
ISBN-10: 0863154875
Genre: Children's Books
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Song of Sula
2004 - Song of Sula (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780863154386
ISBN-10: 0863154387
Genre: Children's Books
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Return to Sula
2003 - Return to Sula (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780863154249
ISBN-10: 0863154247
Genre: Children's Books
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The Tale of Greyfriars Bobby
2000 - The Tale of Greyfriars Bobby [Young Puffin Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140311815
ISBN-10: 0140311815
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors
2000 - Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590085519
ISBN-10: 0590085514
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The Boy from Sula
1991 - The Boy From Sula (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780863154003
ISBN-10: 086315400X
Genre: Children's Books
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A Mouse in the Manse
1987 - A Mouse in the Manse (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099471103
ISBN-10: 0099471108
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Lady of the Manse
1987 - The Lady of the Manse (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099396208
ISBN-10: 0099396203
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Lady of the Manse
1983 - Lady of the Manse (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780091537302
ISBN-10: 0091537304
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Macpherson's Highland Fling
1982 - Macpherson's Highland Fling [Knight Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340280430
ISBN-10: 0340280433
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1982 - Adventures of Tammy Troot [Sparrow books] (Paperback)
Macpherson's Caravan
1981 - Macpherson's Caravan [Knight Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340265277
ISBN-10: 0340265272
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God Bless the Borders
1981 - God Bless the Borders (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780091447809
ISBN-10: 0091447801
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Macpherson's Skyscraper
1980 - Macpherson's Skyscraper [Knight Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340240380
ISBN-10: 0340240385
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1980 - Macpherson's Island [Knight Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
A Border Bairn
1980 - A Border Bairn (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780099222002
ISBN-10: 0099222000
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Another breath of border air
1977 - Another Breath of Border Air (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780091290801
ISBN-10: 0091290805
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Breath of Border Air
1977 - A Breath of Border Air (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780099140207
ISBN-10: 0099140209
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Boy in the Bible
1973 - Boy in the Bible (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780216896598
ISBN-10: 0216896592
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Macpherson's Winter Sports
1972 - Macpherson's Winter Sports [Wren S] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780222000071
ISBN-10: 0222000074
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Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors
1965 - Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590339452
ISBN-10: 0590339451
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Macpherson's mystery adventure
Macpherson's Mystery Adventure (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780216911482
ISBN-10: 0216911486
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Boy Named Samuel
Boy Named Samuel [Wren S] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780222000088
ISBN-10: 0222000082
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Breath of Border Air [Magna Scottish writers series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette