Five Little Peppers and How They Grew Author:Margaret Sidney "The Complete Authorized Edition", publication date not specified, but following the 1936 copyright by Houghton Mifflin. — "The merry laughter of happy children was a familiar sound in the Little Brown House where Mrs. Pepper struggled bravely to feed and clothe her brood. There was little in the way of luxury; indeed, even raisins to put in one ... more »of Polly's cakes was a great event, but the "Five Little Peppers: made their own delicious fun. And so when a very rich little boy discovered the warmth and happiness that flooded the Little Brown House, he felt himself lucky to be let in -- and, as it turned out, his coming brought luck to the Five Little Peppers, too!
There is rich adventure, tense moments when sorrow hovers close over a gallant household, innumerable surprises and all the intimate detail of daily hopes and disappointments and pleasures, in this old favorite; everything in fact that makes a book a true adventure in reading."« less