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Maiden Beech Chapter One
Crewkerne, Somerset
Group status: This week we are voting on the book that we would like to win. We are finding it hard to decide as they are all stunning pictures.

Mia, Megan, Lily and Anouska

Wadham School
Which book would you most like to read based on looking at the illustrations inside?

Wild animals of the North
The wolves of Currumpaw
The Journey
A great big cuddle
The Marvels
There is a tribe of kids
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.