PAPA DOLPHIN'S TABLE by Dorothy Gilman Butters


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By the author of stories for teen-age group this tale of a family who made do has a certain something that makes it laughable. Squeezed into an apartment far too small for them, the five Dolphins- Papa, Mama, Teddy, Sarah Ann and Joel- are even further incommoded when Papa sees a huge table he simply must have and buys it.The table fills the whole of their apartment, but it reminds them of how nice it would be to live in a house big enough for it. The chance comes, but in a roundabout way that sees the Dolphins evicted to become tenants of their own table first. They live under it in the park until a policemen and wealthy old lady get involved with them and prove to be the Dolphins' salvation. Funny pictures by Kurt werth.

Pub Date: Sept. 19th, 1957
Publisher: Knoph