Title: The Adventures of Merrywink

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Title: The Adventures of Merrywink Title Record # 1597391
Author: Christina Gowans Whyte
Date: 1906-00-00
Language: English
Note: The winner of "Best Story for Young Children" in The Bookman Competition, 1906. (100 prize)
Synopsis: Publisher: "The story of a pretty little child who was born into Fairyland with a gleaming star in his forehead. When his parents beheld this star they were filled with gladness and fear, and they carried their little Fairy baby, Merrywink, far away and hid him, because of two old prophecies: the first, that a daughter should be born to the King and Queen of Fairyland; the second that the King should rule over Fairyland until a child appeared with a star in his forehead. Now, on the very day that Merrywink was born, the little Princess arrived at the Palace; and the King sent round messages to make sure that the child with the gleaming star had not yet been seen in Fairyland. The story tells us how Merrywink grew up to be brave and strong, and fearless and truthful."
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Adventures of Merrywink 1906-07-00 Christina Gowans Whyte Hodder & Stoughton   6/- 199 hc? novel M. V. Wheelhouse  
The Adventures of Merrywink 1907-00-00 Christina Gowans Whyte Thomas Y. Crowell   $2.00 viii+
hc? novel M. V. Wheelhouse Checkmark
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