ALL ABOUT MARJORY by Marian Cumming

ALL ABOUT MARJORY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Festivals and funks in the emotional harum-scarum of an eight-year-old's year -- set in the Texas of the early 1900's. The early automobile era, although to our mind too indirectly suggested here for an appreciation of the ""days before cars and television"", offers a quiet, homely background for genial activities. Marjory Cameron, and her younger sister Nancy are taken to a concert in the park, celebrate Christmas with firecrackers, and see the Mardi Gras in New Orleans. But everyday pretending was best of all -- there was the doll house which became in turn the White Rabbit's House; a red ship and the Alamo; an imaginary playmate named John Wilson; wonderful wild stories told by the young servant, Little Jo; and letters written on the blackboard by the fairy Jerome. This should find a sympathetic audience among little girls with busy imaginations, and inventive playtimes.

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace