It was a hard-working and bustling place, but a loving and joyous one -- that kindergarten by Silver Street where I was working. I grew to knew all my eighty charges, for their fusses, their foibles, their tantrums and their trilling laughter. Then one day I was surprised to have someone knocking -- for admittance. A boy! "Kin yer take me in, ...Read MoreIt was a hard-working and bustling place, but a loving and joyous one -- that kindergarten by Silver Street where I was working. I grew to knew all my eighty charges, for their fusses, their foibles, their tantrums and their trilling laughter. Then one day I was surprised to have someone knocking -- for admittance. A boy! "Kin yer take me in, Miss Kate?" said he. "My name's Patsy. I bin waitin' this yer long whiles fur to git in." "Why, my dear little boy," I said, gazing dubiously at him, "you're too -- "big," aren't you? We have only tiny people here, you know, children not six years old." "Well, I'm nine by the book, but I ain't more 'n scerce six along o' my losing them three year." "What do you mean, child? How could you "lose" three years?" "I lost 'em on the back stairs, don't yer know. My father he got fightin' mad when he was drunk, and pitched me down two flights of 'em, and my back was most clean broke in two, so I couldn't git out o' bed forever -- till just now! Kin yer take me in, Miss Kate?"Read Less
Good. No dust jacket. bumped and worn spine ends and corners, front hinge cracked, pages clean and tight, small piece cut out of back cover paper. 68 p. : ill.; 20 cm. Includes Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile.
Very Good. Hardcover, no DJ. Previous owner's name on end paper, pages are otherwise clean, crisp and unmarked. End paper show some soiling. Covers show light edge wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 12mo. Paper covered boards with illustrated front cover and cloth spine; light rubbing wear to extremities of spine and corners; gift notation; internally clean and sound. B001KNYTI0.
Fair. No dust jacket. Some wear, scuffing, and fading to cover. Chipping, staining, and discoloration on page edges. Some creasing to corners and staining to interior. Binding worn and near-split in a couple of places, but all pages intact. Text and images clear. Suitable as a reading copy. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilitie.
Illustrated. Good. No Jacket. 5.5 x 7.5 hard cover book. Black lettering on the green spine and cover. 68 pages. Light edgewear. Page edges lightly browned, gift inscription, edge, corner and spine end wear and cover spotting and soil. Tight binding.
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