Tag Archives: Manuel Cuyàs

Joanne and the Challenge

Plot

Joanne French is the new games mistress at the Harold  Plackett School. The Headmistress, Miss Crossley, is against games and has challenged Joanne to get the hockey team into the finals of a local tournament or have games cut from the syllabus. But the team does well, and the Head arranges an accident—to keep Joanne off the sports field.

joanne and challenge

Notes:

  • Art:  Manuel Cuyàs

Appeared:

  • Joanne and the Challenge – Judy: #483 (12 April 1969) –  #494 (28 June 1969)

 

Educating Dido

Plot

In an effort to save her new school, Scolloway Domestic College, from being taken over by the County Council and turned into offices, Dido Smith, a gipsy girl, and her friend, Victoria West, seek the advice of a gipsy prince. He shows them smoke visions connected with an orphanage founded many years ago by Lady Harriet Scolloway on the site of the school. Dido and Victoria discover that Lady Harriet’s record book of the orphanage is kept in the public library. Hoping that it may help them, they go to the library with their classmates, only to disappointed.

educating dido

Notes

  • Pencils: Manuel Cuyàs

Appeared

  • Educating Dido – Judy:  #138 (01 September 1962) – #152 (08 December 1962)

Just Call Me Kate!

Plot:

Princess Katherine of Estelstein was a new pupil at the Highdene School for Girls. But she didn’t stand on ceremony and asked the other pupils to call her Kate. However, her prim lady-in-waiting Prunella Smith-Smythe was determined the princess be treated royally. She took her job so seriously, she even joined Kate in the classroom.

Just Call Me Kate!

Notes:

  • Art: Manuel Cuyàs

Appeared:

  • Just Call Me Kate! –  Bunty:   #1489 (26 July 1986) – #1501 (18 October 1986)

 

Lady in the Looking-Glass

Plot:

Pam Fenton had been  plump and very plain until she found a pair of ballet shoes that had belonged to a  ballerina who had died. Pam believed the shoes had a magic power and when she wore them she felt light and graceful and saw the reflection of a beautiful dancer in the mirror.

lady in the looking glass

Notes:

  • Art:  Manuel Cuyàs

Appeared:

  • Lady in the Looking-Glass –  Bunty:  #1416 (02 March 1985) – #1432 (22 June 1985)
  • Reprinted in Dutch as De Dame in de spiegel – Debbie Parade Album #42 (1986)

 

Sandra’s Search

Plot:

When  her archaeologist father became ill,  Sandra Small decided to take his place on an expedition into the South American jungle. It was 1950 and Mr. Small had hoped to find the fabulous stone of Solomon, a tablet as ancient as time itself. Sandra realised her task would not be easy.

Isandra's search

Notes:

  • Art: Manuel Cuyàs

Appeared:

  • Sandra’s Search –  Bunty: #1377 (02 June 1984) – #1389 (25 August 1984)

Duel of the Dolls

Plot:

Wendy Taylor and her parents return to Britain after two years in South America. But her father had made an enemy who put an evil spell on Bobby, one of Wendy’s dolls. In attempt to counteract the spell, a friend of the family used ‘good’ magic to enable the other doll, Betty, to protect Wendy from harm.

duel of the dolls

Notes:

  • Art: Manuel Cuyàs

Appeared:

  • Duel of the Dolls –  Bunty: #1292 (16 October 1982) – #1301 (18 December 1982)

 

The Girl With the Yellow Shoes

Plot:

Orphan Ann Grayson is determined to become a ballerina like her mother was. She carries with her, her mother’s yellow ballet shoes and  earns her place at Tall Trees ballet school. Her guardian Aunt Rita wants to stop Ann’s ambition, and refuses her money for her keep. so Ann ends up living in an abandoned caravan near the school.

girl with yellow shoes

Notes:

  • Art:  Manuel Cuyas

Appeared:

  • The Girl With The Yellow Shoes–  Bunty:  #1251 (02 Jan 1982)  – #1274 (12 June 1982)