Carol Kendall (1917-2012) was born in in Bucyrus, Ohio, and lived much of her life there. She was the author of more than half a dozen much-loved novels for young readers, including The Gammage Cup, a Newbury Honor book, and its sequel, The Whisper of Glocken.
This highly creative fantasy [has] an almost inexhaustible variety
of reading pleasures: plot surprises, humor, fascinating
characters, richness of ideas, and delight in words.--The Horn
Highly imaginative, amusing and thought-provoking.--The New York Times Book Review