Moody, Ralph, and Edward Shenton. Little Britches. IL: Peoples Book Club, 1950. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. People's Book Club edition. Owner's name on dedication page. Illustrated by Edward Shenton.
Moody, Ralph, and Edward Shenton. Man of the Family;. Chicago: People's Book Club, 1951. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. Illustrated endpapers. People's Book Club edition. Owner's name on pre-title page.
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Ralph Moody (author)
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|Born||December 16, 1898
|Died||June 28, 1982|
After his father died, eleven-year-old Moody assumed the duties of the "man of the house". He and his sister Grace combined ingenuity with hard work in a variety of odd jobs to help their mother provide for their large family. The Moody clan returned to the East Coast some time after Charles's death, but Moody had difficulty readjusting. Following more than one ill-timed run-in with local law enforcement, he left the family home near Boston to live on his grandfather's farm in Maine. His later Little Britches books cover his time in Maine and subsequent travels through Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and Kansas – including stints as a bust sculptor and a horse rider doing "horse falls" for motion pictures – as he worked his way back toward Colorado while continuing to support his family financially. Continue reading at wikipedia