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Of Fairest Faces

No Flying in the House

By Betty Brock  

10 Nov, 2020

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Betty Brock’s 1970 No Flying in the House is a standalone children’s fantasy. Illustrations are by Wallace Tripp. 

As son as Mrs. Vancourt sees the tiny white dog named Gloria, she covets it. Her resolve is only increased when she discovers that Gloria has mastered many many tricks … why, Gloria can even speak 😊 How her friends would envy Mrs. Vancourt if she were to own such a marvelous dog! 

Gloria is willing to move into Mrs. Vancourt’s house. There is, however, a catch. Mrs. Vancourt must also provide three-year-old Annabel Tippens with a home.

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