The Velvet Room


By Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Cult classic 1960s book for young adults

Out of stock


  • Early reprint [Scholastic Book Services, New York, 1965]; 304 pages; illustrated card wraps, a little bumped & creased, dogeared leaf, an excellent vintage copy
  • Prolific US author’s second book – Snyder went on to become a Newbery Honor author three times
  • Illustrated by Alton Raible
  • Tells the story of schoolgirl Robin who discovers a room filled with books in an abandoned mansion