Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

The Girl with the White Fur Muff

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


Peter Leroy recalls the trouble that ensued when a well-meaning teacher appointed him director of Babbington’s annual fourth-grade production of King Lear. Three of his classmates wanted the role of Lear’s loving daughter, Cordelia, and each had her strategy for ensuring that she got it. Clarissa Bud, the girl with the white fur muff, used sweetness and charm; Veronica McCall used sex; and Lily O’Grady, known as Spike, threatened to break his foot if he chose anyone but her.

Reviewing The Girl with the White Fur Muff in the St. Petersburg Times, Malcolm Jones wrote:
Wit and humor pervade all the adventures of Peter Leroy. Also evident is Kraft's apt portrayal of that sense of bafflement that children feel upon being thrust into the adult world. He conveys a child's confusion and fear with a sure but never heavy hand. . . We are submerged in a world where chance remarks, sex, storybook characters, jokes, and the misty reveries of children all carry equal weight.

Reviewing Little Follies in The New Yorker, Anna Shapiro wrote:
What all the details in Little Follies have in common is that practically every one of them grows fragrant, delicately deepens in color, and emerges crisply as metaphor — which is to say, ordinary things take on the kind of significance that children involuntarily attach to objects and actions. Everything seems to mean something. Everything seems to mean more than what you’re told it means.
Length: novella, about 20,000 words, 96 pages in the trade paperback edition

The Girl with the White Fur Muff
View in iTunes
  • $1.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Literary
  • Published: Mar 03, 2016
  • Publisher: The Babbington Press
  • Seller: Eric Kraft
  • Print Length: 91 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.0
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book.