Indiana-born author Annie Fellows Johnston was the creator of several series of children's books that attained widespread popularity in the early twentieth century. The charming novel Georgina of the Rainbows will cast an enchanting spell on girls looking for something more timeless and classic than the tween drama and supernatural fluff passed off as juvenile fiction these days.
A popular children's author who created several juvenile fiction series at the turn of the twentieth century, Annie Fellows Johnston is best remembered for the Little Colonel books. The charming novel Asa Holmes recounts the remarkable life story of one of the denizens of that pillar of rural life, the country store.
Travel back to medieval times with "Keeping Tryst: A Tale of King Arthur's Time," an engaging short story packed with adventure and romance from the pen of Annie Fellows Johnston, the renowned creator of the Little Colonel series of novels for young adults. Readers young and old will lose themselves in the lyrical language and tightly plotted action of the yarn Johnston spins.
The Little Colonel and the Two Little Knights of Kentucky have grown a bit, and are joined by the Waltons. The story revolves around the search for a little girl who has been "kidnapped" by her drunken father. Yet the real interest may lie in the imagery of Victorian Louisville, good and bad, its values and mores, as well as the descriptions of Victorian holiday celebrations.
This classic book contains the first installment of Annie F. Johnston’s eponymous children’s series, “The Little Colonel”. It is a semi-biographical story of a girl who becomes known as the little Colonel due to her bullying, which resonates with the personality of her grandfather, a former colonel on the confederate side. A charming and timeless tale, “The Little Colonel” would make for a great addition to any family collection, and is not to be missed by fans of Johnston’s work. Annie Fellows Johnston (1863–1931) was an American author famous for writing popular children's books. Other notable works by this author include: “Georgina's Service Stars” (1918) and “Mary Ware's Promised Land” (1912). Many antiquarian books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.