Impunity Jane Author:Rumer Godden She was just four inches high, but oh, what a spirit of adventure she had! For years and years Jane belonged to little girls, who kept her in sedate elegance in a doll's house. Jane almost cracked with wishing to live in somebody's pocket and see the world! — Then came a wonderful day when a small boy heard her wordless plea. Into his pocket she ... more »went, and into a world of such glorious adventure as only a gang of lively boys could devise.
Written with beauty and distinction, and lit with affectionate understanding of children --and dolls-- Impunity Jane introduces the most engaging doll character in many a long day. Adrienne Adams' lovely drawings reflect the charm and gaiety of the story, and show in delightful detail the changing fashions of half a century of child life in London.« less