when Marnie was there

When Marnie was there is a children’s novel written by Joan G. Robinson. It tells the story of Anna, a misfit with no friends, always on the outside of things. Then she is sent to Norfolk to stay with old Mr and Mrs Pegg, where she runs wild around the wetlands.

In this coastal village Anna meets a mysterious girl called Marnie, who becomes her first ever friend. She never expected to meet a girl like Marnie, for which Anna will start feeling something deeper than friendship.

When Marnie was there es un bonito cuento de Joan G. Robinson. La protagonista es Anna, una jovencita inadaptada y asmática que está pasando una temporada en el campo para recuperarse de su enfermedad. En ese entorno conocerá a Marnie, una chica preciosa de la que Anna empezará a sentirse atraída.