KID BROTHER by Jerrold Beim


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A directly appealing story of the feeling of Buzz towards his younger brother, Frankie, that sustains Jerrold Beim's reputation as an understanding writer. Fed up with having to drag Frankie to school every day, with telling him not to break things, with seeing him get unexpected presents from Mother and Father, Buzz's animosity changes when Frankie comes to the rescue during the school performance of a cowboy and Indian play. Buzz's prize feather headdress flops off into the audience in the middle of a war whoop, but Frankie is on hand in the wings with a spare. Tracy Sugarman's full page drawings in reds, tans and blacks are of handsome children and in their immediacy,- have the quality of being at one with the simply conveyed home and school situations.

Pub Date: Aug. 20th, 1952
Publisher: Morrow