Mrs. Tree

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2005 - 292 pages
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1902. Prolific writer of children's books, she is credited with pioneering American writing of nonsense verses for children. Additionally, Richards and her sister Maud Howe Elliott co-authored Julia Ward Howe (their mother and writer of The Battle Hymn of the Republic), 1819-1910, for which they received the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1917, Mrs. Tree Contents: Wedding Bells; Miss Phoebe's Opinions; Introducing Tommy Candy and Solomon, his Grandfather; Old Friends; But When He Was Yet a Great Way Off; The New Postmaster; In Miss Penny's Shop; A Tea-Party; A Garden-Party; Mr. Butters Discourses; Miss Phoebe Passes On; The Peak in Darien; Life in Death; Tommy Candy, and the Letter He Brought; Maria; Doctor Stedman's Patient; and Not Yet!

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