Hitty Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field – Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides. Rachel Field’s Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. Rosemary Wells, Author, Susan Jeffers, Illustrator Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN Find great deals on eBay for Hitty Her First Hundred Years in Books for Children and Young Adults. Shop with confidence.

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Preble always said she didn’t know how she and Phoebe would have got along without the Old Peddler, for it took all three of them, besides Andy the chore boy, to keep the fires going and to water and feed the horse, the cow, and the chickens in the barn.

Oct 14, Jenny rated it really liked it Yyears She saw America move into a modern era, survived the Uundred War, was held by Charles Dickens, and had both her daguerreotype taken and her portrait painted. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Hitty has many adventures that take her around the world, and when she encounters natives of an eastern aisle, she calls them savages, which I guess is what most Americans at the time would have called them. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Give it a read! Books by Rachel Field. In answer to this question, Ms. Field also slips in a couple of notable writers: Usually at the halfway mark thin How did this get such a high average rating?


This is an opinion that is often bandied about when award-winning books are discussed. And Rachel Field was the first woman to be awarded the Newbery. Do you collect dolls too? Hundredd was left to wonder just what the doll’s story was. Just a sweet, wholesome, well-written book about the adventures of a wooden doll, with just enough history through her observations to be interesting without weighing the story hunxred or boring any potential children who might want to read it.

Hitty Her First Hundred Years

This is the story of Hitty’s years with Phoebe, and the many that follow in the life of a well-loved doll.

Hitty has finally found her permanent home.

Her first hundred years. That boat ride, to a bustling restaurant on a dock, may be as close as I will ever get. She is also famous for her poem-turned-song “Something Told the Wild Geese”. Talk to children about some of the language and stereotypes found in the book. Browse Related Browse Related. ifrst

Fired up for books! Free eBook available to NEW subscribers only. But such a clever idea and really quite a fun story.

This little yearz doll speaks with such intelligence and warmth. Her first years make for a sweeping, epic tale that readers young and old will remember and replay in their minds long after finishing this novel.

I am a oll collector and have been for many, many years. Also, shows how different life was back then. Toward the end, last 30 pages or so I was ready for it to end She was sure to show that they firzt now happy and content to be working for wages. Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. Rachel Field is such a delightful writer, and Dorothy Lathrop, who did the illustrations, draws the most soulful monkeys I know, so I dove in.


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Aug 24, Mary rated it it was amazing. Oddly the adult characters were better developed than many of the children.

An about near fine copy with an attractive bookplate on the front p Get access to the best in romance: Those who crack open this book will be glad to travel through time and around the world with Hitty.

The most fascinating part of the book, was the time in which Hitty belonged to a Quaker family. May 14, Melanie rated it it was amazing.

Of course, Hitty is passiveā€”a point that struck me, as an adult, in ways it never did as a child. Highly recommended, along with “Paddle to the sea” by Clancy Holling!

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Feb 27, Hilary rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rachel Field wrote A Prayer for a Child for her own daughter, before sharing it with children around the world.

By far Hundrer thought the most likable character was Hitty’s first owner Phoebe and I would have preferred the story stay on Phoebe’s side when they parted. One glance at her portrait will show that she is no ordinary doll.