fantastic adventures in a little round house

September 25, 2013 — 3 Comments

A pillar-box. A quite ordinary-looking pillar-box. Or was it? That was what Robin was to find out. And without this ordinary — or extraordinary pillar-box there could have been no story — no funny, fantastic adventures with Mr. Papingay, and the Home-made fairy, and Penny and all the rest of them.

little round house

Marion St. John Webb’s The Little Round House was originally published in 1924 in the UK; the illustrated version above came out in 1956. The book was the first of an extremely popular series of children’s stories.

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3 responses to fantastic adventures in a little round house

  1. 

    This shows clearly the effect of round forms on people, we should encourage this trend.

  2. 
    Marvin McConoughey September 26, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    Round houses are fun to live in, with visual experiences that are impossible to duplicate in more conventional houses, however costly they may be.

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