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Author Seredy, Kate, author, illustrator

Title The good master / written and illustrated by Kate Seredy
Published London : Harrap, 1937
London : George G. Harrap, 1953


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Description 190 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 20 cm
Summary âÂÂThis distinguished book for boys and girls from eight to twelve describes the people and customs of the great Hungarian plains. It is the story of the boy Jancsi who lives with his mother and his father, the âÂÂGood Master,â on a farm in Hungary; about his cousin, Kate, who comes from the city to live with them, and whose headstrong ways an d temper are set right by the kindly understanding of the âÂÂGood MasterâÂÂ; about KateâÂÂs and JancsiâÂÂs races on horseback across the plains, their fun at the fair, their trouble with the gipsies; about the shepherd who made wood carvings, and whose tales kept the children listening till sunset. â -- Dust jacket
Notes First published: 1937
Kate Seredy: 1899-1975
Audience For children
Subject Adventure stories -- Juvenile fiction.
Children -- Hungary -- Juvenile literature.
Children -- Hungary -- Juvenile fiction.
Country life -- Hungary -- Juvenile fiction.
Farm life -- Hungary -- Juvenile fiction.
SUBJECT Great Alföld -- Juvenile fiction.
Hungary -- Social life and customs -- 1867-1918 -- Juvenile fiction
Hungary -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Seredy, Kate, illustrator
ISBN 0245562184