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The Magic Pawnshop

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Hardcover, 125 pages
Published 1927 by E.P. Dutton and Company (first published 1926)
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Emily
Review of June, 2009

Sometimes when I go to a favorite used bookstore and don't find anything I really want I feel a strong obligation to buy something anyway, which is how I came by this book, from The Title Page in Bryn Mawr PA, which I visited recently for the first time in many years. I was so delighted to find it was still in business. The woman who owns it seemed quite old to me 20 years ago -- now she seems younger and livelier than I'd remembered. Clearly used book selling is a healthful
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Kathie H
Some say pawnshops should be avoided because they're disreputable. Not this pawnshop. Are you looking for a spangly costume to wear to a fancy-dress ball for New Years Eve? You'll find it here. But you must have something of equal value to leave at the shop. It needn't be a gold watch or share of stock. How's your conscience been doing lately? Nice & shiny bright? Could you do without it for, say, the length of a fancy-dress ball? This book is enchanting & the "decorations" are heartrend ...more
Zoe
A great read-aloud on or around New Year's Eve for anyone who is nostalgiac for Greenwich Village in the 1920s, or who loves magical fairy tales!
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Rachel Lyman Field was an American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction. She is best known for her Newbery Medal–winning novel for young adults, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years, published in 1929.

As a child Field contributed to the St. Nicholas Magazine and was educated at Radcliffe College. Her book, Prayer for a Child, was a recipient of the Caldecott Medal for its illustrations by El
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