Miss Flora McFlimsey's Christmas Eve Author:Mariana This is the story of Miss Flora McFlimsey, an old forgotten doll who lived in an attic with a torn box of tiddlywinks, a fat sheep on wheels, and an old, old doll's trunk. Once upon a time it had been different. That was long ago when she belonged to and was loved by the little girl with the red-topped shoes. But now it was Christmas Eve. A... more »lmost anything could happen, and a wonderful thing did! This endearing little book has the shining simplicity and the ageless appeal that is felt in the best loved stories for children the world over.
Mariana's tenderly humorous paintings of dolls and children of the Victorian period are well known, and now bring a rare new talent to children's books. Illustrated with black and white and color drawings. First printing was in 1949, this edition from 1963.« less