Slightly Foxed

When I Was a Little Boy

By Erich Kästner - By Horst Lemke (illus.) - Published 2017Published c1957

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a welcome reprint of Erich Kästner’s 1957 childhood autobiography. Kästner, best known for his children’s classic Emil and ...Read Review

Ensign Carey

By Ronald Welch - By Victor Ambrus (illus.) - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultMilitary

England, 1853. Young William Carey is hard-working, when he wants to be – like becoming an expert billiards player. Otherwise, he’s lazy and too ...Read Review

Tank Commander

By Ronald Welch - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitary

August, 1914. Second Lieutenant John Carey is twenty-one, and he’s crouched in a trench near Mons with shells exploding over his head. It’...Read Review

Mohawk Valley

By Ronald Welch - Published 1958-12Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1755. When young Alan Carey is wrongfully accused of cheating at cards, his father, Lord Aubigny, sends him to Ashwater, the 3000-acre family estate ...Read Review

Nicholas Carey (Carey Novels)

By Ronald Welch - Published 2015Published 2015-09-01

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1853, Italy. Nicholas Carey, a young army captain, is more interested in wine, good food and landscape painting than his career. So he’s ...Read Review

Escape from France (Carey Novels)

By Ronald Welch - Published 2015Published 2015-09-01

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1791. Richard Carey is young, good-looking, rich – and can be shockingly rude. The only things he enjoys at Cambridge are fencing and shooting, so ...Read Review

Captain of Dragoons

By Ronald Welch - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

1704. The expansionist designs of Louis XIV of France, who has his eye on the Spanish Netherlands, threatens European stability. The British army under ...Read Review

Bowman of Crecy

By Ronald Welch - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

1346, the Welsh marches. Young Hugh Fletcher lives with a band of outlaws. After a run in with the tyrannical Sir Henry Mortimer of ...Read Review

The Hawk

By Ronald Welch - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

1584, Santander. Twenty-year-old Harry Carey, younger son of the autocratic Earl of Aubigny, is serving on board his father’s merchant ship. The Spanish ...Read Review

Captain of Foot

By Ronald Welch - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultMilitary

Spain 1808. Napoleon’s army has conquered Spain, and Sir John Moore’s army is being driven inexorably back to the port of Corunna. ...Read Review