During the early 1960s, I noticed, but never read, a children's fantasy novel in the children's room of the Abington Library in Jenkintown, PA.

I think that it was a fantasy novel because the description inside the cover mentioned fairies or elves.

Anyway, I remember that the cover or dust jacket had an image of a sort of a fairy tale castle based or a medieval French chateau with white walls and blue roofs.

The castle might have been as tall and vertical as a Disney theme park castle.


But if I remember correctly it was much more symmetrical looking.

So it would have looked more like the Chateau of Pierrefonds as restored by Violet-le-Duc in the 19th century.


Or like the Louvre in the late late Middle ages.




So I hope that someone will remember a book with a cover depicting such a castle.

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    Do you remember any other elements in the cover? Even pre-1965, there were a LOT of fantasy novels with castles on their cover. Nov 24, 2021 at 9:35


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