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1951 Children's Hardcover Book, The Brownie Scouts and Their Tree House, First Edition, Children's Series, Literature, Children's Story, Orange Color
A wonderful children's hardcover book called The Brownie Scouts and Their Tree House. It is number 4 in the series of Brownie Scouts books. The six-volume Brownie Scouts Series was written by Mildred A. Wirt. The book has orange cloth cover boards with black titles.
Miss Gordon and the Brownie Scouts enjoy walking the trails at the nearby park. One day while they eat their lunch, Veve and Sunny wish that a tree house would be built by brownie fairies in an old oak tree. They ask for a door, windows, and even a staircase. Nobody expects for a tree house to be built for the girls, so everybody is surprised two days later when they return to find a tree house in the old oak tree.
Miss Gordon is uneasy since the builder is unknown and the tree house is on public property. During the Brownie Scouts' trips to the park, the Brownie Scouts uncover several mysteries. Why does poverty-stricken Mrs. Myles refuse to accept any charity from nice Mr. Vincent? Who are the mean boys who vandalize the park? And who built the tree house for the Brownies? The Brownie Scouts have many exciting adventures as they learn the answers to these questions.
Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (1905 – 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books. She is best remembered for writing some of the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries and for creating the detective's adventurous personality. She wrote under the pen name, Carolyn Keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 originally published Nancy Drew mysteries which became bestsellers. Benson also wrote many other series which were published under her own name
8 inches in length
5 3/4 inches in width
No Dust Cover
Published by Cupples and Leon Company -- 1951
This book is in Very Good condition. The binding is in perfect condition. There is a stamp mark on the inside front cover as well as a small water stain on the outside front cover. The pages are yellowed from age and it does have shelf wear.
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