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The Cave Twins (Twins)
Lucy Fitch Perkins (1865-1937) was an American children's book author and illustrator, famous for writing the "Twins" series of books. She wrote books giving pictures of child life in other countries, and then, for the benefit of American and foreign born children alike, she also wrote books which gave some idea of what had been done for this country by those who had ...more
Paperback, Illustrated Edition, 102 pages
Published October 30th 2009 by Dodo Press
(first published January 1st 1966)
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It was really interesting to find out about the tribes of the olden days. It was like reading out of an encyclopaedia, only much more interesting. But it was also like reading out of an encyclopaedia which tells stories, which is kind of weird. It was a great book. I would really like to read it again. It's one of the best books I've ever read, and it is fortunate that I have a copy of it.
From a book jacket: "In 1910, at a crowded school in a poor section of Chicago, Lucy Fitch Perkins found children from twenty-seven different countries learning together. This experience instilled in her a vivid awareness of the task that faced American teachers: to bring out of this potpourri of races one unified nation. Her idea grew into a series of stories, some with geographical backgrounds, ...moreMore about Lucy Fitch Perkins...
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