Monday, August 8

Hitty by Rachel Field

I was very obsessed with books about dolls when I was a child. Hitty, Her First Hundred Years was one of my favorites. The book was published in 1929! Wow! It's actually a sad book, really. It's just 100 years of being abandoned, passed from person to person, etc. It has a nice ending (if I remember correctly.) I haven't read it since I was about 9...I would love to read it again.

The book was far from being a picture book but it did have a few really beautiful drawings. You can see more of them in this blog post. So happy they've been scanned and compiled on the internet!






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