HANS BRINKER or THE SILVER SKATES Mary Mapes Dodge
There is a wealth of incident in this appealing story charmingly told by a writer who, a hundred years ago knew how to delight young readers: today her appeal is as fresh as ever.
Misfortune long ago struck the Brinker family in their little cottage by the frozen canal, but for Hans and Gretel life is not all grey. Unexpected joys and surprises are in store for them; and their lives, together with those of the other children of Amsterdam, are woven into a picture of Holland which will linger long in the memory…
Book dimensions: 18.5 x 12.5 x 2 cm
Hardback book with pictorial dj. THE CHILDREN’S PRESS LONDON AND GLASGOW. First published in this (abridged) edition 1965. Printed in Great Britain. – 124 pages – condition; shelf wear on the dj with a couple of small tears now strengthened to prevent further damage. Price clipped. And prize presentation at Garden Fete dated June 22nd 1968. Natural browned pages have the appearance of foxing but are fine.
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