Rollo's Journey to Washington: A Narrative of Contemporaneous Travel and Adventure, with Descriptions of Episodes Occurring During a Sojourn in the Capital City of Our Country in Time of War, Particularly Adapted to the Perusal of Youthful Persons of Any Age

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Page Company, 1919 - Children's stories - 170 pages
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Page 181 - The volume is in many ways the most brilliant collection of Animal Stories that has appeared. It reaches a high order of literary merit.
Page 184 - This is a book full of delight. An additional charm lies in Mr. Bull's faithful and graphic illustrations, which in fashion all their own tell the story of the wild life, illuminating and supplementing the pen pictures of the authors."— Literary Digest.
Page 181 - True in substance but fascinating as fiction. It will interest old and young, city-bound and free-footed, those who know animals and those who do not.
Page 181 - Silences," where they are the supreme rulers. Mr. Roberts has written of them sympathetically, as always, but with fine regard for the scientific truth. " As a writer about animals, Mr. Roberts occupies an enviable place. He is the most literary, as well as the most imaginative and vivid of all the nature writers.
Page 181 - ... strongest and best he has ever written. He has largely taken for his subjects those animals rarely met with in books, whose lives are spent " In the Silences," where they are the supreme rulers.
Page 184 - It will rank high among collections of short stories. In ' Earth's Enigmas ' is a wider range of subject than in the ' Kindred of the Wild.' " — Review from advance sheets of the illustrated edition by Tiffany Blake in the Chicago Evening Post. BARBARA LADD With four illustrations by Frank Verbeck. Library 12mo, cloth, decorative cover ... $1.50 " From the opening chapter to the final page Mr.
Page 181 - THE KINDRED OF THE WILD A BOOK OF ANIMAL LIFE. With fifty-one full-page plates and many decorations from drawings by Charles Livingston Bull. Square quarto, decorative cover $2.00 " Is in many ways the most brilliant collection of animal stories that has appeared; well named and well done.
Page 184 - A novel of singularly effective strength, luminous in literary color, rich in its passionate, yet tender drama." — New York Globe. EARTH'S ENIGMAS A new edition of Mr. Roberts's first volume of fiction, published in 1892, and out of print for several years, with the addition of three new stories, and ten illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull. Library...
Page 184 - Review from advance sheets of the illustrated edition by Tiffany Blake in the Chicago Evening Post. BARBARA LADD With four illustrations by Frank Verbeck. Library 12mo, cloth, decorative cover . . . $1.50 " From the opening chapter to the final page Mr. Roberts lures us on by his rapt devotion to the changing aspects of Nature and by his keen and sympathetic analysis of human character.
Page 176 - bears all the charm of the author's genius and is about a little girl down in Texas who practices the ' Pollyanna Philosophy with irresistible success. The book is one of the kindliest things, if not the best, that the author of the Pollyanna books has done. It is a welcome addition to the fast-growing family of Olad Books.

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