copyright MCMIX (1909); The Reilly & Lee Co. publishers, Chicago; "With 22 illustrations by Angus MacDonall"; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked, clean pages; previous owner "Mary Ann" name inside cover (pencil); dust jacket has edge tears.
Miss Minerva suddenly becomes the Guardian of her Young Orphaned Nephew, as a dedicated spinster not fond of children there are many humorous Clashes between Two Iron Wills living in the same residence. About a little boy growing up in Tennessee. Frances Calhoun wrote in the conversational southern language of the early 20th century. Episodes include: "The Rabbit's Left Hind Foot", "A Green Eyed Billy" and, "Education and Its Perils." After the author's death, later books in this series were written by Emma Sampson.