Obscure Childhood favorites

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Tue Feb 11 02:49:37 EST 2003


On Tuesday 11 February 2003 08:42, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:

> Wasn't there also a Swedish book called "The Wheel on the
> Schoolhouse", about a stork's nest on a cart wheel on someone's roof?

That's by Meindert DeJong (note spurious capital), an American writer of 
Dutch ancestry. I thought as a child that it was an original Dutch book 
and was shocked to learn that it was in fact a translation.

   Irina

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