THE TOPBY TURVY FAMILY by Emma L. Brock
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THE TOPBY TURVY FAMILY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Brock is uneven -- but this is a good Emma Brock, and her illustrations in color make this a gay and charming book. Good pioneer story of the Minnesota prairie, in the Laura Ingalls Wilder tradition. The story revolves around the coming of the teacher for the one-room school of the little girl's excitement, the small boy's resentment of the prospect of school. They belong to a family in which everything goes wrong, from picking up a skunk kitten to the bottom falling out of the teacher's trunk. Entertainingly told, with a flavor of might-be-true.

Pub Date: Oct. 4th, 1943
Publisher: Knopf