First published in 1927 as Seven Scamps: Who Are Not All
Boys with a dustwrapper by Percy Tarrant. Reprinted in 1952 with a
dustwrapper by Nina K Brisley. First published in paperback in 2001
with a reproduced Brisley cover.
|Seven Scamps is the fourth of La Rochelle title, following immediately after The Maids of La Rochelle. It is set in both England and Guernsey. The scamps are the motherless children of famous explorer, Sir Piers Willoughby. The young Willoughbys have been allowed torun wild since their mother's death for Sir Piers is seldom home at Willoughby Chase. We read of their feud with the curate - Nita Eltringham's future father, their gaining of a new stepmother and their adventures on Guernsey when they meet the Temple sisters, Anne, Elizabeth and Janie, and the Athertons. - 2001 Friends of the Chalet School|