The Gypsy Girl by Val Wood by IsisAudio published on 2013-03-22T10:07:40Z Read by Anne Dover. Published April 2013. When Polly Anna’s mother died when she was just three years old, it seemed the workhouse was the only place for her to go. But with the help of a young misfit, Jonty, she managed to escape, running away with the fairground folk. Meanwhile, in a great house in Yorkshire, old Mrs Winthrop has never given up hope of finding her daughter Madeleine, who eloped with a handsome gypsy. When her neighbour sets out to find Madeleine, he discovers the colourful world of the fairs. And there, in the midst of it all, Polly Anna –now a fully-fledged gypsy girl.