The Rose Child



Click on any of the links above to see more books like this one.

Excerpt from The Rose Child

I shall not be home to-night, but you will find something to eat.

But the cupboard was always empty. It was well that here and there a child at school gave rose-resli apples or pears, or even a slice of bread, and often when she had to go hungry, she could run freely to the gardens round about Where the roses grew, and gather a few, and in this pleasure she would forget everything else.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Sign In to Review This Book


The Complete Johanna Spyri Book List