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Swords and Statues


Author(s):Clarence Stratton
Illustrator(s):Robert Lawson
Publisher(s): John C. Winston Company
Year Published: 1937
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Boys Growing Up
Historical Fiction – Middle Ages
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 254
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
LCCN: 37012761
OCLC: 3949357
Award(s): Junior Literary Guild (1937)


This is the story of how Carlo Brunelli becomes a goldsmith in Italy in the 1500’s.  The blue cloth binding is the trade edition.  The Junior Literary Guild edition is slightly taller and has an orange cloth binding. 

This book is the Main Edition.