Books: Problem Child

LIFE CLASS — Ludwig Bemelmans — Viking ($2.50).

One of the most engaging and original books of reminiscences published last year was Ludwig Bemelmans' My War with the United States (TIME, July 5, 1937), an account of his experiences as a 19-year-old rookie in U. S. Army camps during the World War. That was his first book for grownups. Before that he had written and illustrated two juveniles, Hansi and The Golden Basket (he has since written two others: The Castle Number Q and Quito Express), but to adults he was known as a...

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