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The New Windmill Series
(also known as: The New Windmill Series for Boys and Girls)
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books. Country: UK. Date: c. 1949 - c. 1966.



The War of the Worlds (H. G. Wells) (The New Educational Series) (Heinemann, 1964) (image)

The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1964
(The New Windmill Series, 5)


THE NEW WINDMILL SERIES (HEINEMANN EDUCATIONAL BOOKS)
Series Note:
"This new series provides reading matter of the highest quality, at a low price, for boys and girls in Secondary Schools. The books are well printed, bound in cloth boards, and have the appearance of good modern novels."

In 1961 the Series had two General Editors: Anne and Ian Serraillier. In 1964 there was only one General Editor: Ian Serraillier.


(A) The Earliest Twelve Titles


1. The Otterbury Incident - C. Day Lewis
A school tale of detection and high adventure, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone, and first published in 1949.

2. The Call of the Wild - Jack London
One of the greatest adventure stories ever written.

3. The Secret Garden - F. Hodgson Burnett
The first cheap edition ever published of this world-famous classic.

4. The Family from One End Street - Eve Garnett
A classic of juvenile fiction—the story of a working-class family, illustrated by the author.

5. The War of the Worlds - H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells' most thrilling scientific romance.

6. The Splendid Journey - Honoré Morrow
The unforgettable story of a boy pioneer, whose parents died on the Oregon trail. An American classic.

7. The Radium Woman - Eleanor Doorly
The famous story of the life of Marie Curie, beautifully illustrated by Robert Gibbings.

8. The Microbe Man - Eleanor Doorly
The story of Louis Pasteur makes a fine introduction to medical science. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings.

9. The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells' first novel, published by Heinemann in 1895, here appears for the first time in a school edition.

10. The Insect Man - Eleanor Doorly
The life of the great naturalist Fabre. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings, with an Introduction by Walter de la Mare.

11. Men and Gods - Rex Warner
The immortal Greek legends, beautifully re-told for boys and girls by a great contemporary writer.

12. The Flight of the Heron - D. K. Broster
A famous romance of the Jacobite rising.

(B) Selected Further Titles in the Series (with Serial Numbers)

51.
The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson. Illustrated by Kay Dattner. 1960

55. Bony and the Mouse by Arthur Upfield. Illustrated by Bill Mordern. 1961.

59. The Epic of Captain Scott by Martin Lindsay. 1962.

63. Bandoola by J.H. Williams. Illustrated by Henry C. Pitz. 1962.

77. The Chequer Board by Nevil Shute. Illustrated by Richard Willson. 1964.

80. A Waltz Through the Hills by G.M. Glaskin. 1964.

98. Slide Rule: The Autobiography of an Engineer by Nevil Shute. 1966.

136. Pastoral by Nevil Shute. 1970.

158. Viking's Dawn by Henry Treece. Illustrations by Christine Price. 1971.

160. Ash Road by Ivan Southall, with drawings by Clem Seale. 1972.

181. Josh by Ivan Southall. 1973.

233. My Boy John that Went to Sea by James Vance Marshall. 1978.

(B) Further Books in the Series (Serial Numbers still to be identified)

The Exeter Blitz.by David Rees. 1983.

Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter. translated from the German by Edite Kroll. 1985.

Trustee from the Toolroom by Nevil Shute. 1963.

No Highway by Nevil Shute. 1962.

Black Banner Abroad by Robert Geoffrey Trease. 1956.

The Radium Woman: A Youth Edition of the Life of Madame Curie by Eleanor Doorly, with woodcuts by Rob London. 1949.

(C) Titles Listed in Slide Rule (1966)

Margery Allingham: The Tiger in the Smoke

Enid Bagnold: National Velvet

H. Mortimer Batten: The Singing Forest

Nina Bawden: On the Run

Pierre Boulle: The Bridge on the River Kwai

D. K. Broster: The Flight of the Heron; The Gleam in the North; The Dark Mile

F. Hodgson Burnett: The Secret Garden

A. Calder-Marshall: The Man from Devil's Island

John Caldwell: Desperate Voyage

Richard Church: The Cave: Over the Bridge

Meindert deJong: The Wheel on the School

Eleanor Doorly: The Radium Woman; The Microbe Man; The Insect Man

Gerald Durrell: Three Singles to Adventure; The Drunken Forest; Encounters with Animals

Elizabeth Enright: Thimble Summer; The Saturdays

Eve Garnett: The Family from One End Street; Further Adventures of the Family from One End Street; Holiday at the Dew-drop Inn

G. M. Glaskin: A Waltz through the Hills

Rumer Godden: Black Narcissus

Grey Owl: Sejo and her Beaver People

René Guillot: Kpo the Leopard

John Hersey: A Single Pebble

Georgette Heyer: Regency Buck

Geoffrey Household: Rogue Male; A Rough Shoot

Fred Hoyle: The Black Cloud

Lee Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird

C. Day Lewis: The Otterbury Incident

Lorna Lewis: Leonardo the Inventor

M
artin Lindsay: The Epic of Captain Scott

Jack London: The Call of the Wild; White Fang

Louisa M. Alcott: Little Women

Lee McGriffin: On the Trail to Sacramento

Wolf Mankowitz: A Kid for Two Farthings

John Masefield: Sard Harker; The Bird of Dawning; The Midnight Folk; The Box of Delights

W. Somerset Maugham: The Kite and Other Stories

Laurence Meynell: Builder and Dreamer

Honoré Morrow: The Splendid Journey

E. Nesbit: The Railway Children; The Treasure Seekers

Wilfrid Noyce: South Col

John Prebble: The Buffalo Soldiers

J. B. Priestley: Saturn Over the Water

Lobsang Rampa: The Third Eye

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: The Yearling

Henry Handel Richardson: The Getting of Wisdom

Jack Schaefer: Shane; First Blood; The Canyon; Old Ramon

Ian Serraillier: There's No Escape; The Silver Sword; The Windmill Book of Ballads; The Ivory Horn; The Way of Danger; The Enchanted Island

D. R. Sherman: Old Mali and the Boy

Nevil Shute: No Highway; Pied Piper; A Town Like Alice; Trustee from the Toolroom; The Far Country; The Chequer Board; Landfall; Slide Rule: An Old Captivity

Dodie Smith: The Hundred and One Dalmatians

Armstrong Sperry: The Boy who was Afraid

John Steinbeck: The Pearl; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men: The Moon is Down

R. L. Stevenson: Treasure Island

Mary Stolz: Ready or Not

Josephine Tey: The Daughter of Time; Brat Farrar

Geoffrey Trease: No Boats on Bannermere; Under Black Banner; Black Banner Abroad

Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer; Huckleberry Finn

Arthur Upheld: Bony and the Mouse

Charles Vipont: Blow the Man Down

Rex Warner: Men and Gods; Greeks and Trojans

H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine

J. H. Williams: Elephant Bill; Bandoola





(D) Titles Listed in A Waltz Through the Hills (1964)

Louisa M. Alcott: Little Women

Margery Allingham: The Tiger in the Smoke

Enid Bagnold: National Velvet

H. Mortimer Batten: The Singing Forest

D. K. Broster: The Flight of the Heron; The Gleam in the North; The Dark Mile

F. Hodgson Burnett: The Secret Garden

John Caldwell: Desperate Voyage

Richard Church: The Cave

Meindert deJong: The Wheel on the School

Eleanor Doorly: The Radium Woman; The Microbe Man; The Insect Man

Gerald Durrell: Three Singles to Adventure; The Drunken Forest

Elizabeth Enright: Thimble Summer; The Saturdays

Eve Garnett: The Family from One End Street; Further Adventures of the Family from One End Street

Rumer Godden: Black Narcissus

René Guillot: Kpo the Leopard

John Hersey: A Single Pebble

Georgette Heyer: Regency Buck

Geoffrey Household: Rogue Male

Fred Hoyle: The Black Cloud

C. Day Lewis: The Otterbury Incident

Lorna Lewis: Leonardo the Inventor

Martin Lindsay: The Epic of Captain Scott

Jack London: The Call of the Wild; White Fang

Wolf Mankowitz: A Kid for Two Farthings

John Masefield: Sard Harker; The Bird of Dawning; The Midnight Folk; The Box of Delights

W. Somerset Maugham: The Kite and Other Stories

Laurence Meynell: Builder and Dreamer

Honoré Morrow: The Splendid Journey

E. Nesbit: The Railway Children

Wilfrid Noyce: South Col

J. B. Priestley: Saturn Over the Water

Lobsang Rampa: The Third Eye

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: The Yearling

Henry Handel Richardson: The Getting of Wisdom

Jack Schaefer: Shane; First Blood; The Canyon

Ian Serraillier: There's No Escape; The Silver Sword; The New Windmill Ballads; The Ivory Horn

Nevil Shute: No Highway; Pied Piper; A Town Like Alice; Trustee from the Toolroom; The Far Country; The Chequer Board

Dodie Smith: The Hundred and One Dalmatians

Armstrong Sperry: The Boy who was Afraid

John Steinbeck: The Pearl; The Red Pony

Josephine Tey: The Daughter of Time; Brat Farrar

Geoffrey Trease: No Boats on Bannermere; Under Black Banner; Black Banner Abroad

Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer; Huckleberry Finn

Arthur Upfield: Bony and the Mouse

Charles Vipont: Blow the Man Down

Rex Warner: Men and Gods; Greeks and Trojans

H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine

J. H. Williams: Elephant Bill; Bandoola


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