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In Great Great Grandmother's Day...

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ISBN-10: 1481938673

ISBN-13: 9781481938679

Edition: N/A

Authors: margaret chapman

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We live in the twenty-first century....conventional products of the age... using, consuming, expecting and demanding. We groan if the car does not start... if we run out of sliced bread or soap-powder. We expect out beds to be heated, our food to be frozen or cooked and our laundry to be done with the minimum of attention from ourselves. We demand light and warmth and entertainment at the flick of a switch. Our children accept these present-day benefits as of right....We as parents accept too, but vaguely recall a time before drip-dry shirts and polythene bags; when televisions were not compulsory and pastry was rubbed from flour and lard at the kitchen table. But even we parents cannot…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 1/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 66
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.16" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Ask when was Great Great Grandmother's day? ... and the answer would be one hundred years ago .... In the halcyon days of Edwardian England just before the Great War.Margaret Chapman made those years her speciality and in re-creating them she brings a refreshing warmth and understanding that make themselves felt throughout this, her first book,Her romantic nostalgia is perfectly suited to the period and the simple pleasures recalled here will beguile and charm the readerMargaret Chapman has become an acclaimed artist and her work, both originals and limited-edition prints, is eagerly sought after by collecters of fine art around the world.