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This page details information about the works of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer:

  • Synopses for EBD's books;

  • A handy guide to paperback cuts

  • A complete bibliography and

  • First edition dates for hardback and paperbacks

 

 

Synopses of the works of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Chalet School Series
CHALET SCHOOL SYNOPSES.pdf
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Non-Chalet titles that link to the Chalet School (including the La Rochelle series)
SYNOPSES of NON-CHALET titles that link [...]
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Non-Chalet books
SYNOPSES of MISC EBD TITLES.pdf
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Guide to Chalet School paperback cuts

NCC guide to Armada paperback cuts
Paperback cuts guide.pdf
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Enjoy this complete bibliography of EBD's works

Year

Title

1922

GERRY GOES TO SCHOOL (LR 1)

1923

A HEAD GIRL'S DIFFICULTIES (LR 2)

1924

THE MAIDS OF LA ROCHELLE (LR 3)

1925

THE SCHOOL AT THE CHALET (CS 1)

1926

JO OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 2)

1927

THE PRINCESS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 3)

 

SEVEN SCAMPS (LR 4)

 

A THRILLING TERM AT JANEWAYS

1928

THE HEAD GIRL OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 4)

 

THE NEW HOUSEMISTRESS

 

JUDY THE GUIDE

1929

THE RIVALS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 5)

 

HEATHER LEAVES SCHOOL (LR 5)

1930

THE SCHOOL BY THE RIVER

 

EUSTACIA GOES TO THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 6)

1931

THE CHALET SCHOOL AND JO (CS 7)

 

THE FEUD IN THE FIFTH REMOVE

1932

THE LITTLE MARIE-JOSE

 

JANIE OF LA ROCHELLE (LR 6)

 

THE CHALET GIRLS IN CAMP (CS 8)

1933

THE EXPLOITS OF THE CHALET GIRLS (CS 9)

1934

CARNATION OF THE UPPER FOURTH

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL AND THE LINTONS (CS 10)

1935

ELIZABETH THE GALLANT

 

THE NEW HOUSE AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 11)

1936

JO RETURNS TO THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 12)

 

MONICA TURNS UP TRUMPS

1937

CAROLINE THE SECOND

1938

THEY BOTH LIKED DOGS

 

THE NEW CHALET SCHOOL (CS 13)

1940

THE CHALET SCHOOL IN EXILE (CS 14)

1941

THE CHALET SCHOOL GOES TO IT (CS 15)

1942

THE HIGHLAND TWINS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 16)

 

THE LITTLE MISSUS

1943

LAVENDER LAUGHS IN THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 17)

1944

GAY FROM CHINA AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 18)

1945

JO TO THE RESCUE (CS 19)

1946

THE LOST STAIRCASE

1947

FIRST CHALET BOOK FOR GIRLS (includes TOM TACKLES THE CHALET SCHOOL)

 

LORNA AT WYNYARDS

1948

STEPSISTERS FOR LORNA

 

SECOND CHALET BOOK FOR GIRLS

1949

THIRD CHALET BOOK FOR GIRLS

 

THREE GO TO THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 20)

1950

THE CHALET SCHOOL AND THE ISLAND (CS 21)

 

PEGGY OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 22)

 

FARDINGALES

1951

CAROLA STORMS THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 23)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL AND ROSALIE (a paperback - not part of the series at this time)

 

SCHOOLGIRLS ABROAD: a series of geography readers
1 VERENA VISITS NEW ZEALAND
2 BESS ON HER OWN IN CANADA
3 QUINTETTE IN QUEENSLAND
4 SHARLIE'S KENYA DIARY

1952

THE WRONG CHALET SCHOOL (CS 24)

 

SHOCKS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 25)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL IN THE OBERLAND (CS 26)

1953

THE CHALET SCHOOL COOK BOOK

 

BRIDE LEADS THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 27)

 

CHANGES FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 28)

 

JANIE STEPS IN (LR 7)

 

THE 'SUSANNAH' ADVENTURE

1954

CHUDLEIGH HOLD (ChH 1)

 

CONDOR GRAGS ADVENTURE (ChH 2)

 

NESTA STEPS OUT

 

KENNELMAID NAN

 

JOEY GOES TO THE OBERLAND (CS 29)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL AND BARBARA (CS 30)

1955

TOM TACKLES THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 31*)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL DOES IT AGAIN (CS 32)

 

A CHALET GIRL FROM KENYA (CS 33)

 

TOP SECRET (ChH 3)

 

BEECHY OF THE HARBOUR SCHOOL

1956

LEADER IN SPITE OF HERSELF

 

MARY-LOU OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 34)

 

A GENIUS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 35)

 

A PROBLEM FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 36)

1957

THE NEW MISTRESS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 37)

 

EXCITEMENTS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 38)

1958

THE COMING OF AGE OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 39)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL AND RICHENDA (CS 40)

 

Re-issue of CARNATION OF THE UPPER FOURTH – abridged version

1959

TRIALS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 41)

 

THEODORA AND THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 42)

1960

JOEY AND CO IN TIROL (CS 43)

 

RUEY RICHARDSON, CHALETIAN (CS 44)

1961

A LEADER IN THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 45)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL WINS THE TRICK (CS 46)

1962

A FUTURE CHALET SCHOOL GIRL (CS 47)

 

THE FEUD IN THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 48)

 

THE SCHOOL AT SKELTON HALL

1963

TROUBLE AT SKELTON HALL

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL TRIPLETS (CS 49)

 

THE CHALET SCHOOL REUNION (CS 50)

1964

JANE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 51)

 

REDHEADS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 52)

1965

ADRIENNE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 53)

 

SUMMER TERM AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 54)

1966

CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 55)

1967

TWO SAMS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 56)

1969

ALTHEA JOINS THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 57)

1970

PREFECTS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL (CS 58)

1996

JEAN OF STORMS (first published weekly as a serial in the South Shields Gazette in the 1930s)

LR indicates La Rochelle Series

CS indicates Chalet School Series

ChH indicates Chudleigh Hold Series

 

 

Original publication dates of hardbacks and paperbacks

Have you wanted to know when the Chalet School books were originally published, either in hardback or paperback?

 

Here is a list of the original year of publication by W & R Chambers (for the hardback titles) and by Armada/HarperCollins (for the paperback titles). Girls Gone By Publishers have reissued many titles in the series. Please visit www.ggbp.co.uk for details of the original publication dates for those editions.

 

Chalet School Hardbacks: First Edition dates

 

THE SCHOOL AT THE CHALET 1925
JO OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1926
THE PRINCESS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1927
THE HEAD GIRL OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1928
THE RIVALS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1929
EUSTACIA GOES TO THE CHALET SCHOOL 1930
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND JO 1931
THE CHALET GIRLS IN CAMP 1932
THE EXPLOITS OF THE CHALET GIRLS 1933
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND THE LINTONS 1934
THE NEW HOUSE AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1935
JO RETURNS TO THE CHALET SCHOOL 1936
THE NEW CHALET SCHOOL 1938
THE CHALET SCHOOL IN EXILE 1940
THE CHALET SCHOOL GOES TO IT 1941
HIGHLAND TWINS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1942
LAVENDER LAUGHS IN THE CHALET SCHOOL 1943
GAY FROM CHINA AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1944
JO TO THE RESCUE 1945
TOM TACKLES THE CHALET SCHOOL 1955 (in book form;
        previously in first two Chalet Annuals, 1947 and 1948)
THREE GO TO THE CHALET SCHOOL 1949
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND THE ISLAND 1950
PEGGY OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1950
CAROLA STORMS THE CHALET SCHOOL 1951
THE WRONG CHALET SCHOOL 1952
THE CHALET SCHOOL IN THE OBERLAND 1952
SHOCKS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1952
BRIDE LEADS THE CHALET SCHOOL 1953
CHANGES FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1953
JOEY GOES TO THE OBERLAND 1954
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND BARBARA 1954
THE CHALET SCHOOL DOES IT AGAIN 1955
A CHALET GIRL FROM KENYA 1955
MARY-LOU OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1956
A GENIUS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1956
A PROBLEM FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1956
THE NEW MISTRESS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1957
EXCITEMENTS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1957
THE COMING-OF-AGE OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1958
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND RICHENDA 1958
TRIALS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1958
THEODORA AND THE CHALET SCHOOL 1959
JOEY & CO. IN TYROL 1960
RUEY RICHARDSON - CHALETIAN 1960
A LEADER IN THE CHALET SCHOOL 1961
THE CHALET SCHOOL WINS THE TRICK 1961
A FUTURE CHALET SCHOOL GIRL 1962
THE FEUD IN THE CHALET SCHOOL 1962
THE CHALET SCHOOL TRIPLETS 1963
THE CHALET SCHOOL REUNION 1963
JANE OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1964
REDHEADS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1964
ADRIENNE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL 1965
SUMMER TERM AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1965
CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1966
TWO SAMS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1967
ALTHEA JOINS THE CHALET SCHOOL 1969
PREFECTS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1970

 

Chalet School Paperbacks: First Edition dates

 

THE SCHOOL AT THE CHALET 1967
JO OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1967
THE PRINCESS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1968
THE HEAD GIRL OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1970
THE RIVALS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1968
EUSTACIA GOES TO THE CHALET SCHOOL 1969
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND JO 1970
THE CHALET GIRLS IN CAMP 1969
THE EXPLOITS OF THE CHALET GIRLS 1972
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND THE LINTONS 1973
A REBEL AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1974
THE NEW HOUSE AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1980
JO RETURNS TO THE CHALET SCHOOL 1970
THE NEW CHALET SCHOOL 1975
A UNITED CHALET SCHOOL 1988
THE CHALET SCHOOL IN EXILE 1967
THE CHALET SCHOOL AT WAR 1988
HIGHLAND TWINS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1988
LAVENDER LEIGH AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1988
GAY LAMBERT AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1989
JO TO THE RESCUE 1994
TOM TACKLES THE CHALET SCHOOL 1987
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND ROSALIE 1987
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND ROSALIE and
        A MYSTERY AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1994
THREE GO TO THE CHALET SCHOOL 1979
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND THE ISLAND 1967
PEGGY OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1967
CAROLA STORMS THE CHALET SCHOOL 1968
THE WRONG CHALET SCHOOL 1970
THE CHALET SCHOOL IN THE OBERLAND 1989
SHOCKS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1971
BRIDE LEADS THE CHALET SCHOOL 1989
CHANGES FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1989
JOEY GOES TO THE OBERLAND 1995
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND BARBARA 1967
THE CHALET SCHOOL DOES IT AGAIN 1990
A CHALET GIRL FROM KENYA 1990
MARY-LOU OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1968
A GENIUS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1969
CHALET SCHOOL FETE 1971
A PROBLEM FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1972
THE NEW MISTRESS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1969
EXCITEMENTS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1981
THE COMING-OF-AGE OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1982
THE CHALET SCHOOL AND RICHENDA 1982
TRIALS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1983
THEODORA AND THE CHALET SCHOOL 1984
JOEY & CO. IN TYROL 1994
RUEY RICHARDSON AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1984
A LEADER IN THE CHALET SCHOOL 1985
THE CHALET SCHOOL WINS THE TRICK 1985
A FUTURE CHALET SCHOOL GIRL 1995
THE FEUD IN THE CHALET SCHOOL 1986
THE CHALET SCHOOL TRIPLETS 1986
THE CHALET SCHOOL REUNION 1994
JANE OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1990
REDHEADS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1990
ADRIENNE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL 1991
SUMMER TERM AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1992
CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL 1991
TWO SAMS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL 1993
ALTHEA JOINS THE CHALET SCHOOL 1993
PREFECTS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL 1994

 

 

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