A BROTHER FOR THE ORPHELINES by Natalie Savage Carlson
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A BROTHER FOR THE ORPHELINES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Natalie Savage Carlson, who more than once has brought the charm of Gallic mores to the young reader, returns to the happy Orphelines in this story of a little Arab foundling. Set in Paris, the little girls' orphanage is a scene of physical poverty and immense emotional wealth. The Orphelines--half angel--set about concealing the fact that their new ""sister"" is really a brother; and with exceeding sweetness and tenacity, they win. As delightful a menage as ever was presented to the young reader in which refreshing details of Paris permeate the story without ever becoming pedantic. Illustrated by Garth Williams, this story is marked for success with any reader, young or old, who cannot resist the slightly smudged face of the bright-eyed orphan child. Tall List.

Pub Date: May 13th, 1959
Publisher: Harper