Hans Brinker, Or the Silver Skates (Google eBook)
Gretel looked at her [mother] in troubled silence, wondering whether it were very wicked to care more for one parent than for the other-and sure, yes, quite sure, that she dreaded her father, while she clung to her mother with a love that was almost idolatry.-from Hans BrinkerA beloved childhood favorite for a century and a half-and a book that readers continue to enjoy and appreciate long into adulthood-Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates went through more than 100 editions during the author's lifetime alone. First published in 1865, this replica of the 1917 edition features the exquisite illustrations by Alice Carsey, whose sensitive eye and delicate pen-and-ink lines enliven the tale of the poor but virtuous Dutch boy in a way that few other artists have achieved. This replica edition brings the enchanting work of Dodge and Carsey to a new generation of children.Author and editor Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905) was born in New York City. She served as editor of the children's magazine St. Nicholas, to which she attracted such writers as Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Rudyard Kipling. She also authored the short-fiction collection Irvington Stories (1864).
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Review: Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates, Book & NecklaceUser Review - Dorothy Huffman - Christianbook.com
This is for my great grandson's birthday!! I know that it is a wonderful story, so that is why I gave it 5 stars. Thank you!! He loves to read and he will love this book. Read full review
Review: Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates, Book & NecklaceUser Review - Carla Shaw - Christianbook.com
Bought this for my daughter's Christmas exchange at school. She really didn't want to part with it so I made sure to order another for her. Very nice set. Read full review