Catherine Rothwell grew up in Lancashire in the 1920s and '30s, and this charming account of her childhood is a valuable insight into another world. Here we read about daily life in the county, family, schooldays, cinemas, holidays on the coast and in the Lake District, local characters, markets and shops and Christmas-time and relive memories of the long-forgotten streets, landscapes and surroundings of days gone by. These stories, illustrated with a variety of beautiful photographs, many taken by Catherine's father who was a professional photographer, will evoke nostalgic memories of lancashire before the Second World War. A heartwarming and enchanting read, "My Lancashire Childhood" will appeal to anyone who lives in the county. Catherine Rothwell was born in Manchester in 1921 and educated at Stand Grammar School and Manchester School of Librarianship. She has been writing for forty-five years and has over sixty books to her credit. She now lives in Poulton-le-Fylde.