Dorita Fairlie Bruce: Bibliography

Compiled by Eva M. Löfgren

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Books by Dorita Fairlie Bruce in Alphabetical Order:

The Bartle Bequest. London: Oxford University Press, 1955
The Bees on Drumwhinnie. London: Oxford University Press, 1952
The Best Bat In the School. London: Oxford University Press, 1931
The Best House in the School. London: Oxford University Press, 1930
Captain Anne. London: Oxford University Press, 1939
Captain of Springdale. London: Oxford University Press, 1932
The Debatable Mound. London: Oxford University Press, 1953
Dimsie Among the Prefects. London: Oxford University Press, 1923
Dimsie Carries On. London: Oxford University Press, 1941
Dimsie Goes Back. London: Oxford University Press, 1927
Dimsie Grows Up. London: Oxford University Press, 1924
Dimsie Head Girl. London: Oxford University Press, 1925
Dimsie Intervenes. London: Oxford University Press, 1937
Dimsie Moves Up. London: Oxford University Press, 1921
Dimsie Moves Up Again. London: Oxford University Press, 1922
Dimsie Takes Charge and Other Stories. Wendover: John Goodchild, 1985
The Girls of St. Bride's. London: Oxford University Press, 1923
The King's Curate. London: Murray, 1930
A Laverock Lilting. London: Oxford University Press, 1945
Mistress Mariner. London: Murray, 1932
Nancy at St. Bride's. London: Oxford University Press, 1933
Nancy Calls the Tune. London: Oxford University Press, 1944
Nancy in the Sixth. London: Oxford University Press, 1935
Nancy Returns to St. Bride's. London: Oxford University Press, 1938
Nancy to the Rescue. London: Oxford University Press, 1927
The New Girl and Nancy. London: Oxford University Press, 1926
The New House at Springdale. London: Oxford University Press, 1934
The New House-Captain. London: Oxford University Press, 1928
Prefects at Springdale. London: Oxford University Press, 1936
Sally Again. London: Blackie, 1959
Sally Scatterbrain. London: Blackie, 1956
Sally's Summer Term. London: Blackie, 1961
The School in the Woods. London: Oxford University Press, 1940
The School on the Moor. London: Oxford University Press, 1931
The Senior Prefect. London: Oxford University Press, 1921 (Dimsie Goes to School, 1925)
The Serendipity Shop. London: Oxford University Press, 1947
That Boarding School Girl. London: Oxford University Press, 1925
Toby at Tibbs Cross. London: Oxford University Press, 1942
Triffeny. London: Oxford University Press, 1950
Wild Goose Quest. London: Oxford University Press, 1945

Updated editions published by John Goodchild:

Dimsie Among the Prefects. 1983
Dimsie Carries On. 1984
Dimsie Goes Back. 1984
Dimsie Goes to School. 1983
Dimsie Grows Up. 1984
Dimsie Head-Girl. 1984
Dimsie Intervenes. 1984
Dimsie Moves Up. 1983
Dimsie Moves Up Again. 1983

Short Stories:

Abreviations used for Periodicals:

BGA = British Girl's Annual
GR = Girl's Realm
LF = Little Folks
MSA = Mrs Strang's Annual for Girls / Oxford Annual for Girls

Admiral Tim (LF 81, 1915, 369 )
All Fools' Day (Big Book of School Stories for Girls, 1931, 7 21)
The A.P.'s Silk Petticoat (GR 14, 1911/12, 409 )
Auchindene's Daughter (BGA, 1913, 16 21)
The Aunt and the Antiquarian (GR 15, 1912/13, 626 )
The Beacon-Watchers (LF 79, 1914, 334 )
Biddy's Bright Idea (MSA 7, 1925, 55 62)
The Blue Orchids (LF 79, 1914, 407 )
Blue Snap-Dragons (MSA 5, 1923, 55 60)
Bobbles and the Dolls' House (Cassell's Children's Annual, 1922?, 47-50)
Captain Betsy (MSA 8, 1926, 121 6)
The Christmas-Coloured Kid (MSA 22, 1940, 9 20)
Cluny's Cage (LF 78, 1913, 286 90)
The Courage of Muriel Nisbet (Ideal Book for Girls, n. d., 118 29)
A Debt of Honour (MSA 21, 1939, 74 84)
Deliverance by Air (MSA 18, 1936, 9 21)
Dimsie Takes Charge (MSA 13, 1931, 80 8)
Dimsie Wins Through (MSA 10, 1928, 130 5)
Enid's Extreme Measures (Golden Book for Girls, 1921)
Erica the Ever-Right (Great Book of School Stories for Girls, 1933)
The Finding-Out of Phyllida (Topping Book for Girls, n. d., 1930?)
For Mona's Sake (Lilac Book for Girls, 1918)
The Fourth Form Mistress (Bumper Budget, n. d., 1932?)
Greenmantle, (GR 17, 1914/15, 3 16, 101 16, 195 205, 254 62, 343 53)
The Hill of the Fairies (BGA, 1914, 152 7)
A Horrible Fix (MSA 3, 1921, 86 92)
How the King Escaped (Empire Annual for Boys, 1912, 247 54)
Humpty Dumpty (LF 76, 1912, 41 4)
The Infuence of Anne (MSA 5, 1923, 1 6)
The Jane-Willard Election (Red Book for Girls, 1911)
Joan's Bogey (BGA, 1912, 37 41)
Joy's 'Emony' (LF 76, 1912, 326 30)
The 'Kid' (BGA, 1911, 213 6)
The King's Curate (BGA, 1917, 169 77)
Leaving It to Dimsie (Great Book for Girls, vol. 10, 1934?)
Left to Chance (Great Book for Girls, 1933)
The Little Goose Girl (BGA, 1919, 175 7)
Little Greenslippers (BGA, 1911, 40 6)
A Maid of Honour (BGA, 1913, 134 7)
The Major Man and Cynthia (BGA, 1910, 143 7)
Making the Peace (Christmas Tree Annual, 1929, 184 6)
Margot of the Woods (GR 16, 1913/14, 669 74)
The Money Makers (BGA, 1912, 216 21)
The Monster of Loch Shee (MSA 16, 1934, 41 50)
Mr Muggin's Misfortunes (LF 77, 1913, 131 5)
Nobody's Garden (LF 79, 1914, 286 )
On Active Service (LF 82, 1915, 131 4)
The Only Cure (GR 12, 1909/10, 497 9)
The Other Side of the Hill (BGA, 1913, 30 36)
Pippa Passes (BGA, 1911, 156 60)
The Plain Buddy (LF, 75, 1912, 9 )
The Providental Pearls (MSA 21, 1939, 21 31)
Rejoining the Regiment (LF, 79, 1914, 47 )
The Rounders Match (GR 11, 1908/09, 744 50)
The School for Scandal (Big Book of School Stories for Girls, 1930)
The Secretary's Keys (MSA 9, 1927, 128 32)
The She-Cousin's Cat (LF, 77, 1913, 422 6)
The Smugglers of Portincross (MSA, 11, 1929, 98 106)
Stolen Goods (Home Notes, 87, 1915, no. 1133)
Stuffable Stephanie (Christmas Tree Annual, 1929, 115 7)
Sylvia and the Minor Poets (GR, 14, 1911/12, 687 )
A Tale with Two Heroes (Quiver, 47, 1912, 433 )
The Terra-Cotta Coat (Green Book for Girls, 1911)
Titmouse and the Lilac-Lady (LF, 75, 1912, 214 )
To Save Prince Charlie (LF, 76, 1912, 406 10)
To the Hills of Hope (LF, 74, 1911, 171 7)
To the Officer Commanding (Lilac Book for Girls, 1918)
Twinkle-Tap (BGA, 1918, 176 84)
Two Little Explorers (LF, 82, 1915, 327 )
The Umpire (MSA, 6, 1924, 46 9)
Urgent Private Affairs (BGA, 1921/22, 41 7)
Victoria Victrix (Every Girl's Story Book, abt 1930, 60 9)
The Whaup's Nest (BGA, 1917, 130 6)

Poetry and Drama

The Blane Valley (GR, 16, 1913/14, 934)
The Dandelion Clock (LF, 78, 1913, 44)
Fair Exchange (Chamber's Journal, 659, 1910, 528)
The First Song of Spring (GR, 8, 1905/06, 393)
The Gardener's Prayer (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 19, Sept. 1938, 31)
The Guest-House (GR, 16, 1913/14, 94)
A Little Pageant of Guildry (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 44, Jan. 1947, 20 24) (play)
O Heart of Great Desire (GR, 7, 1904/05, 202)
Pageant of Guildry Aims (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 51 May 1949, 35 8)
The Peewit's Nest (LF, 79, 1914, 330)
The Road (LF, 75, 1912, 95)
Teddy and I (LF, 77, 1913, 378)
To a Dreamer (GR, 8, 1905/06, 812)
When Priscilla Plays (GR, 15, 1912/13, 474)

Non-Fiction


Adventures in Extension, (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 10, Oct. 1935, 20 1)
Best of Luck, (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 19, Sept. 1938, 26 9)
Company Work in War Time (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 26, Jan. 1941, 25 7)
Coronation Display (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 14, Jan. 1937, 30)
Guardians' Training Corps Ealing, London, (Girls' Guildry Gazette, 24, 1 Nov. 1922, 461)
The Guildry Week-End (Girls' Guildry Gazette, 33, 15 Oct. 1929, 3 4)
Impressions of the Coronation Display (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 15, May 1937, 19)
London Extends (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 12, May 1936, 9)
My Job II: A Centre President (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 14, Jan. 1937, 24 5)
Nine Impressions of the Brighton Conference (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 20, Jan. 1939, 15 16)
Wembley Festival of Youth (Lamp of the Girls' Guildry, 16, Sept. 1937, 12 3)

School Stories in Reading Order

Jane Willard (Dimsie):

'The Jane-Willard Election'
'The Terra-Cotta Coat'
'For Mona's Sake'
['Urgent Private Affairs']
The Senior Prefect (Dimsie Goes to School )
Dimsie Moves Up
'The Umpire'
'Leaving It to Dimsie'
Dimsie Moves Up Again
'Dimsie Wins Through'
'Stuffable Stephanie'
Dimsie Among the Prefects
'Dimsie Takes Charge'
'All Fools' Day'
'Erica the Ever-Right'
Dimsie Head Girl
Dimsie Intervenes
Dimsie Grows Up
Dimsie Goes Back
'The Secretary's Keys'
'The Monster of Loch Shee'
Dimsie Carries On

St. Bride's and Maudsley:

The Girls of St. Bride's
'Victoria Victrix' (St. Bride's)
Nancy at St. Bride's
That Boarding School Girl
'The School for Scandal' (Maudsley)
The New Girl and Nancy
Nancy to the Rescue
The Best Bat In the School
Nancy in the Sixth
'A Debt of Honour' (Maudsley)
'The Christmas-Coloured Kid' (Maudsley)
Nancy Returns to St. Bride's
'Deliverance by Air'
Nancy Calls the Tune

Springdale:

The New House-Captain
The Best House in the School
Captain of Springdale
The New House at Springdale
Prefects at Springdale
Captain Anne

Toby:

The School on the Moor
The School in the Woods
Toby at Tibbs Cross

Sally:

Sally Scatterbrain
Sally Again
Sally's Summer Term

St. Hilary's:

'The Rounders Match'
'The 'Kid''
'Pippa Passes'
'Joan's Bogey'

Place Royal:

'Enid's Extreme Measures'
'A Horrible Fix'
'Biddy's Bright Idea'

Fearnside College:

'The Influence of Anne'
'Blue Snap-Dragons'

Colmskirk Novels:

The King's Curate
Mistress Mariner
A Laverock Lilting
The Bees on Drumwhinnie
Wild Goose Quest
The Serendipity Shop
Triffeny
The Debatable Mound
The Bartle Bequest

Short Stories Thematically Associated with the Colmskirk Novels:

The King's Curate
Captain Betsy
The Smugglers of Portincross

'Regiment' stories:

To the Hills of Hope
The Money Makers
Humpty Dumpty
Joy's 'Emony'
The She-Cousin's Cat
Cluny's Cage
Admiral Tim
Rejoining the Regiment
On Active Service
To the Officer Commanding

Other Sets of Short Stories:

A Maid of Honour
How the King Escaped

The Plain Buddy
Mr Muggin's Misfortunes

Greenmantle
The Whaup's Nest

Two Little Explorers
Twinkle-Tap

Translations of books by Dorita Fairlie Bruce:

Swedish:

Dimsie, transl. Ingegerd Lindström. Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1950. (The senior prefect)
Dimsie griper in, transl. Ingegerd Lindström. Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1952. (Dimsie moves up again)
Dimsie i trean, transl. Ingegerd Lindström. Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1951. (Dimsie moves up)
Dimsie som ordningsman, transl. Ingegerd Lindström. Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1953. (Dimsie among the prefects)

Norwegian:

Dimsie griper inn, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1956. (Dimsie intervenes)
Dimsie går videre, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1952. (Dimsie moves up)
Dimsie i Skottland, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1957. (Dimsie grows up)
Dimsie ordner opp, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1954. (Dimsie among the prefects)
Dimsie på pensjonatskole, transl. Liv Stueland. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1951. (The senior prefect)
Dimsie på skolen igjen, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1958. (Dimsie goes back)
Dimsie tar ledelsen, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1953. (Dimsie moves up again)
Dimsie til topps, transl. Inger Berset. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1955. (Dimsie head girl)

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