Posts tagged with louise-fitzhugh

Jul 23 2014

Harriet the Spy: 50th Anniversary Edition, by Louise Fitzhugh


Before I get started, I should make something clear: this is a review of a specific edition of Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy, not the book itself. I am constitutionally incapable of saying anything about the actual story beyond “If you haven't read it, seriously, drop everything and do so IMMEDIATELY...

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Aug 14 2004

Louise Fitzhugh

Louise Fitzhugh’s 1964 novel Harriet the Spy introduced readers to a new type of children’s book: a post-Dick and Jane story where everybody, including the heroine, was pretty screwed up. Everyth...

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