THAT WILLY AND WALLY by Grace Neff Brett


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Double trouble multiplied when Willy and Wally, a pair of mischievous twins, where given the run of their grandparents' house for a year while their father was on an expedition to Alaska. Their temporary home was in Chicago, but since it was 1908 they had pastures and woods and gardens to romp in, as well as the barn, stables and engine gallery, plus the added feature of living next door to Riverview Amusement Park. Needless to say their mother and grandparents could scarcely keep up with them as they slid down the stately bannister, chased a snake around their school-room, tried to install, on their own, steam heat and electricity in their clubhouse jumped from the hayloft, and built their own roller-coaster. Special excitement occurred when they got to participate in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and helped to present a vegetable bouquet to John Philip Sousa. There isn't much story, and the characters are only vaguely drawn, but there's plenty of lively activity to hold the attention of young boys.

Pub Date: Sept. 15th, 1964
Publisher: hitman