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Oasis Academy Mayfield
Group status: Now rapidly getting through the shortlist.

We are a new group based in the library at Oasis Academy Mayfield. Although unable to meet regularly we are enjoying the books.

East Meon Primary
Freegrounds Infant
Harefield Junior School
Southampton's Rising Reading Starz
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The cover
The blurb
Friend's recommendation
Publicity on internet, facebook etc
Title: The Highwayman
Author: Alfred Noyes
Illustrator: Charles Keeping
Winning Year: 1981

This is the illustrated version of the poem The Highwayman, written by Alfred Noyes and originally published in 1906. It tells the story of a highwayman and his doomed love for Bess, the landlord's daughter.