Auntie Katusha has just come from the Old Country, bringing poppy seeds to make cakes for a mischievous four-year-old boy named Andrewshek. A little neighbour, Erminka, who wears red boots which are too big for her, joins Andrewshek for a series of adventures with talking animals, including a greedy goose who steals the cakes;
Margery Clark was a pseudonym for Margery Quigley (1886-1968) and Mary E. Clark, two American librarians who co-authored children’s books.
ILLUSTRATORS: Maud (1889-1971) and Miska (1888-1960) Petersham were a prolific illustrating husband-and-wife team, most famous for writing and illustrating
The Rooster Crows, a book of American songs, rhymes and games in the
Mother Goose tradition. Miska was born in Hungary, Maud in New York.