THREE RING CIRCUS by Emma L. Brock
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THREE RING CIRCUS

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One of her most successful stories in a good many years. Sally and Phil are lively kids and wholly real -- probably more fun to read about than to have as near neighbors, Miss Marblestone would tell you: What one doesn't think up the other did whether it had to do with aspirations to be a trapeze artist on Bally's part or a Big League player on Phil's. Phil's best ball went through Miss Marblestone's window, and Sally terrified her by walking her picket fence, balancing an umbrella. Life was pretty lively indoors and out in Phil's and Sally's homes in a mid western small town. The things they did were things any nine and ten year olds might think up to do, without really meaning to get into hot water, and Emma Brock has told her story and made her pictures- in line and three color in such a way to win many new readers. Vocabulary and type-face right for second and third year readers while younger ones will like to listen.

Pub Date: Aug. 21st, 1950
Publisher: Knopf