St. Clare's

first publication date:  1941
original language:  English

St. Clare's is a series of nine books written by English children's authors Enid Blyton and Pamela Cox about a boarding school of that name. The series follows the heroines Patricia "Pat" and Isabel O'Sullivan from their first year at St. Clare's on. Other characters include Alison O'Sullivan (the twins' cousin who always worships the wrong people), Hilary Wentworth, Sadie Green (Alison's spoilt American friend who always thought about her looks and the cinema ), Kathleen Gregory, Janet Robins, Doris Elward, Vera Johns, Sheila Naylor, Roberta "Bobby" Ellis, Pamela Boardman, "Sour Milk" Prudence Arnold, Carlotta Brown (an ex-circus girl), "Catty" Elsie Fanshawe, Gladys Hillman, Mirabel Unwin, Kitty Flaherty (who brings her pet goat, McGinty, to the school), Pauline Bingham-Jones, sisters Claudine and Antoinette, "the Honourable" Angela Favorleigh, Alma Pudden, Anne-Marie Longden, Felicity Ray (a musical genius), Winifred James (the head girl when Pat and Isabel were in the first form), Belinda Towers ( The games captain when Pat and Isabel were in the first form, She later became the head girl when Winifred left the school ), Tessie (the head girl of the second form), Margery Fenworthy (who got expelled from six schools but made a fresh start at St. Clare's), Lucy Oriell ( an excellent artist who became Margery's friend), Erica (a spiteful girl who played nasty tricks on Pat), Priscilla Parsons (a sixth former who is expelled) and Joan Terry (who was bullied by Priscilla). The teachers are: Miss Roberts (the first-form teacher), Miss Jenks (the second-form teacher), Miss Adams (the third-form teacher), Miss Ellis (the fourth-form teacher), Miss Cornwallis (the fifth-form teacher), Miss Harry (the sixth-form teacher), Miss Kennedy (the substitute teacher who took over as history teacher for a term), Miss Lewis (the regular history teacher who was sick for a term), Miss Wilton (the games teacher), Miss Quentin (the short-lived drama teacher), Miss Willcox (the pretentious temporary English teacher) Miss Walker (The Art Teacher ), Mam'zelle (the French mistress) and Miss Theobald (the headmistress, who also coaches students in maths). Source: Wikipedia (en)

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