A Penny a Day Author:Walter de la Mare "Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young." So wrote Walter de la Mare to explain his guiding principle through all the writing he has done for children. — Here, in this volume, are many of his favorite stories, some long out of print, all of them remembered and cherished. These are the stories the author told h... more »is own family.
This very special selection includes 'A Penny a Day', 'The Three Sleeping Boys of Warwickshire', 'The Lovely Myfanwy', 'The Dutch Cheese', 'Dick and the Banstalk', and 'The Lord Fish' - all stories of strange spells cast and bargains made, and adventures rare and magical.
The book has over a dozen very nice black and white illustrations, most full page, by Paul E. Kennedy.« less