Books: The Confessions of Crawfie

THE LITTLE PRINCESSES (314 pp.) —Marion Crawford— Harcourt, Brace ($3.50).

It was bedtime when the new governess arrived. The little girl sat up in her bed, looked the lady over, and spoke her mind: "Why have you no hair?" Miss Crawford had hair and proved it by taking off her hat. She also had tact, wit and a will beneath the hat, and proved it thereafter in one of the toughest assignments in the British Empire. For the next 16 years (until 1949), "Crawfie's" job was to teach the outspoken little girl and her tart-tongued...

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