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by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Illustrated by D. Brook

Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st. 1969

Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. A chain of family events lead Althea Glenyon to choose to go to the Chalet School. She makes friends with Len and her family and with the girls of Upper IVB. Blue boards, with gilt title and border on spine. B/w frontis plate. 173 pages. 7.5 x 5".

A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of small closed edge tears (no loss) and a stain to lower rear edge, minor nibble of loss to rear flap fold.

ISBN: 0550306579
Stock no. 1826862

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  • A chain of family events, both sad and happy, force Althea Glenyon to go to boarding school and she, luckily, chooses the Chalet School. She encounters jealousy on the part of one of her classmates, but there are many compensations for her in the friendship of Len and her family and the girls of Upper IVB. Exciting adventures afloat and ashore break into school routine, involving Althea in some embarrassing situations. At the end of her first term at the Chalet School, however, Althea has proved herself and looks like settling in to become a real Chaletian.

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