copyright 1929; Grosset & Dunlap publishers, New York; hardbound; book very good condition with unmarked pages except for very small ink scribbling inside front (pic); boards very good; dust jacket good with some edge wear and tear (pic); protected by archival Brodart cover; in publisher's original illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth spine, illustrated end papers; contains 159 printed pages of large text with monochrome photographs throughout.
Madeline (Frank) Brandeis, born and educated in San Francisco, traveled the world in search of stories to tell, aiming the lens of her camera at the lives of her characters.
Part children's book, part travelogue. Little Margot and Little Jeanne were born on the same day and in the same country, France. Yet how different was the world of one from the other. Little Margot was born in a beautiful Paris apartment on the Avenue Champs Elysees while Little Jeanne first looked upon a sad, war-stricken, bleak little village far from Paris.The is the story of how Margot and Jeanne grew up, how they met, and how the secret of little Jeanne's birth was revealed. For only one person knew who little Jeanne's parents were and this person was Aunty Sue, for whom Jeanne worked as a children's dress model.
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