DAVID by Carroll T.


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One of our favorite juvenl last Fall was A Green Field For Courage. Now comes David, an adult book about a five year old, which proves again how well Cooney knows and understands children. Tennous, delicate, fanciful, this is a recreation of a child's world through the small episodes, the chores and games, the pleasures and punishments, the conversations and friendships, the fears, the insecurities heightened by a break which he does not understand but senses between his parents. Almost too slight, but ennine and skillfully done. A book for sensitive parents.

Publisher: Howell, Soskin