When Roggie And Reggie Were Five.

Twins Roggie and Reggie leave California to go to Washington, D.C. with their newly-appointed Senator father


Children’s book about the adventures of 5-year-old twins Roggie and Reggie who leave their home in California to go to Washington, D.C. with their father who was just appointed to the U.S. Senate. Their many adventures include an encounter with “the President,” likely a characterization of Theodore Roosevelt who just left office, and to whom the book is dedicated—“The Kindest President, a lover of Little Children.”

Author Gertrude Smith, a California native, was born Jane Nelson. She was the author of the popular The Arabella and Araminta Stories (1895). With eight full-page color illustrations by Henrietta Adams.


Description: When Roggie And Reggie Were Five.

New York: Harper & Brothers, MCMIX [1909]. First Edition. 168, [1]pp. + [8] leaves of plates. 8vo. Publisher’s pictorial cloth. Lower rear corner bumped with some creasing from page 102 on; faint stain on upper cover; otherwise a very good copy, bright in binding.

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