The Door Opens

First edition. Kirkus calls this book "A father's appreciation of the growth and phases of his children through some four years of their lives, written with imagination and charm. Quietly gentle sketches, memories he cherishes -- against a background of Vienna before the war." Features illustrations by Garth Williams, best known for his work on Charlotte's Web and the Little House series, Covers show soil and some discoloration, spine is faded. Pages are clean. 5"x7.5" with 188 pages.


  • The Door Opens
  • Ernst Lothar
  • Garth Williams, illustrator
  • Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1945
  • First edition