Recently republished in a 40th anniversary hardcover edition by San Juan Publishing. More on the suggested title - Annie's coming out, by Rosemary Crossley and Anne McDonald, published Ringwood, Penguin Books Australia, revised ed. 1984, 255pp "The story of Anne McDonald who was crippled by cerebral palsy from birth but with the encouragement of her teacher, Rosemary Crossley, learned to communicate and manage her own affairs."
Perfect for: Kids who like science fiction and fantasy. Archibald the Monkey, and their unselfishness on their journey through the jungle. This is a story I checked out of the library many times when I was little. Little Brown Kate Atkinson 's literary thrillers are well written, intelligent and suspenseful. I would love to have a copy of this book. Could this be Achilles the Donkey (1962) by H. Tove Jansson, Moomin Midsummer Madness, 1955. The youngest was Theobold(?), but was nicknamed "the Toad".
On the back cover, it says "...but who would expect it to be so hard - and so scary - to look after an apple tree?" The toys are animated by the power of imagination, and represent characters from various other stories. I would greatly appreciate any leads. A masterful book that recounts the vicious attack on the Catholic Church which occurred in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It is the story about a boy who builds an airplane in his garage at home.out of wood.
His archenemy Professor Moriarty only appears in two stories. This silly story follows two "ducktectives" who attempt to "quack the case" of several robberies on a farm. Life with Mother Superior is the original title of this book (also a play) by Jane Trahey, but it was later named The Trouble With angels. Told from her point of view, we share the details of her day-to-day life, watch the days turn into years, and wait for the ship to carry her off her lonely island.
I have thought about this book for 35 years (my mom discarded it as a "baby book" when I was around 12 without consulting me!). S., 2012, publication by Sterling, Horten’s Miraculous Mechanism, is selling right now for $5.00 up to about $13.00 from a variety of book stores, including my bookstore, The Literary Heart. Fix, The Musical Sea Shell: The Adventures of Idabell and Wakefield, 1938. "Story of Idabell and Wakefield, little Royal Fish Twins. The plot - a young boy wakes up with a large lollipop that makes magical things happen when it's licked.
After years of research, he believes he has confirmed the existence of fairies. My older brother (b. 1947) remembers this book too. The named beneficiaries must discover who murdered him in order to inherit his fortune. “Players” are separated into teams with clues. Miss Suzy is a little gray squirrel who lives happily in her oak-tree home until she is chased away by some mean red squirrels. In adult vernacular, such mysteries are called "cozies."
But he is found dead by the side of the lane into the valley. The stories continued to include an abundance of detecting, but with the addition of more action. Scholastic. friendship between real mouse and toy one; Caldecott honor book; ALA Notable Book; NY Times Outstanding Book of the Year A book my mother recalls reading to her kids either in the 60's or 70's. Still another time they changed into birds. The story of her journey out to Denver by wagon train to find her husband climaxes as described, when Armen and Mary are reunited as he discovers his never-before-seen infant daughter Annabelle during a stage performance.
Despite a number of complications, caused in part by Sara's father's outdoor junk sculpture and Glenda's mother's ensuing petition against the Mayberrys, the friendship between the two 7th graders manages to survive." The magic arrives in the shape of a wooden rocking horse, given to them by an old groom to save him from an auction sale. It was about a fencing master dedicated to the art of fencing who has a student who only fences for the brutality he can put into his game.
I am amazed that anyone could have sorted through the thousands of possibilities and come up with the right one so quickly! Juvenile Detective Espionage & Mystery Books. The final incarnation, excluding the paperback version, is the glossy “flashlight” yellow spine picture cover format. When the youngest was two and the oldest eighteen, Dad died and Mother bravely took over his business. Illustrations all over the inside, too, some color, some b&w. If your tweens and teens have moved beyond Nancy Drew but aren't quite ready for P.
There is a third novel in the series, Caius in der Klemme (1976), which I have not yet read. He did that in 1960 when I came into the world. I did a similar search, and was only able to find the book again because one of the librarians here knew the book I was asking about. The girls go on a trip to another European country (Switzerland or France, maybe Germany?). Cinderella's ball gown is described as "a gown of pink silk, delicate as the petals of the rose and embroidered with crystals as blue as a summer sky.