The Gammage cup

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Harcourt, Brace, 1959 - Juvenile Fiction - 221 pages
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A handful of Minnipins, a sober and sedate people, rise up against the Periods, the leading family of an isolated mountain valley, and are exiled to a mountain where they discover that the ancient enemies of their people are preparing to attack.

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User Review  - maureene87 - LibraryThing

This was a cute enjoyable story, about small river dwellers called the minnipins. It has a fairly clear underlying message, but I didn't feel too bludgeoned with it. [Feb. 2011] Read full review

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So far can't stop reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE MUSHROOMS ATTACKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! great book can't wait to read the ending!
peace out banana!


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Erik Blegvad was born in Denmark and studied at the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen. Mr. Blegvad has illustrated more than one hundred children's books, including "Twelve Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen, "Riddle Road" by Elizabeth Spires, "Hurry, Hurry, Mary Dear!" by N. M. Bodecker, and "Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude" by Louise Borden. The Blegvads divide their time between England, France, and Wardsboro, Vermont.