Truman Capote’s, THE GRASS HARP; a boy and two elderly women observe life–from a tree.
Dr. Seuss’s, THE CAT IN THE HAT; Dick and Sally were having a dull day, until the cat arrived.
Jean Kerr’s, PLEASE DON’T EAT THE DAISIES; the vagaries of parenting six children. Later the book morphed into a Doris Day-David Niven movie, and a television show.
Willa Cather’s, ALEXANDER’S BRIDGE; trouble starts when a married engineer re-discovers a former lover. Published in 1912, this was the author’s debut novel.