TREE TOAD by Bob Davis
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A delectable yarn of golden boyhood -- an ideal book for family reading and a book every mother or father of small boys will delight in. Amazing recapturing of the spirit of youth, with original sin in its most captivating guise. It must be autobiographical -- and Bob Davis must himself have been the willing worshipper at an ingenious older brother's shrine -- and learned about protective coloration through the scheme of stealing apples, concealed by a coat of green paint! A New England father, missionary to the Indians in the mining days in California -- a mother with a song on her lips, and a sense of humor regarding her small sons -- a warmly human family life, above average in their depth of sympathy and understanding and love. Delicious fun -- you'll love it -- and sell it...

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1935
Publisher: Stokes