Publisher:Harper & Brothers,, New York:, (1956.)Edition:Early printing.Condition:Fine in a very good dust jacket (some edgewear to dj, price-clipped with new publisher's price sticker of 3.50 added.)
Collection of 9 French Canadian folk stories, told to told to children at the LeBlanc summer picnic in Vermont to remind them of their ancestors in French Canada; in the beginning they lived near Quebec city and wore long red sashes and later some moved to Montreal where the color was blue. Included Luc Boulanger's Spotted Pig; Claude leBlanc and the Fi-Follet; Sashes Red and Blue; Liitle Nichet's baby Sister; The Dance of the Marionettes, The Hard Master, How Little Nichet Became Jean-Baptiste; The Lutin in the Barn; The Sheep with the Wooden Collar. Illustrated in black and white by Rita Fava 107pp.