Maria, an only child, comes to spend the summer holidays with her family in Lyme Regis. She finds a sampler stitched by a girl, Harriet, in 1865 and it becomes clear that something odd happened to Harriet - but what?
“Gentle and humorous with a touch of mystery.” Michelle Magorian, bestselling author of ‘Goodnight, Mister Tom’--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Penelope Lively spent her early childhood in Egypt before coming to England aged twelve. She is an award-winning writer for adults and children, with prizes including the Booker, Whitbread and Carnegie to her name. We are delighted to be publishing A STITCH IN TIME on the Essential Modern Classics list.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.