Joyce Lankester Brisley

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Joyce Lankester Brisley
Born 1896
Bexhill-on-Sea, England, UK
Died 1978 (aged 82)
Occupation Novelist
Nationality British
Notable work(s) Milly-Molly-Mandy series

Joyce Lankester Brisley was an English writer. She is most noted for her Milly-Molly-Mandy series, which were first printed in 1925 by the Christian Science Monitor. She both wrote and illustrated her books. Brisley had two sisters who were also illustrators: Nina.K.Brisley, and Ethel C Brisley. All three sisters illustrated postcards for Alfred Vivian Mansell, with Nina and Ethel becoming quite prolific. Brisley died in 1978 at the age of 82.

Career[edit]

Brisley's books were first printed in 1925, and a collection appeared in book form in 1928. She wrote and illustrated six collections of Milly-Molly-Mandy, amongst other works.

Bibliography[edit]

Milly-Molly-Mandy

  • The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook (1928)
  • Milly-Molly-Mandy Again (1953)
  • Milly-Molly-Mandy and Co. (1955)
  • More of Milly-Molly-Mandy (1957)
  • Further Doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy (1959)
  • Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories (1960)
  • Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt (1967)
  • The Best of Milly-Molly-Mandy (2004)

Novels (Non-Series Works)

  • Hurrah for the Trains (1919)
  • Jolly Days At the Zoo (1921)
  • Another Bunchy book (1951)
  • Children of Bible Days (1970)
  • The New Testament Story (1973)
  • Model Trains (1979)
  • Marigold in Godmother's House (2001) (originally published in The Joyce Lankester Brisley Book)
  • Bunchy (2005) (originally published in The Joyce Lankester Brisley Book)

Collections

  • The Dawn Shops, and Other Stories (1950)
  • The Joyce Lankester Brisley Book (1981)

Non- Fiction

  • My Bible Book (1964)
  • From the Exile to Christ: A Historical Introduction to Palestinian Judaism (1964)