- Author: Margaret Sidney
The widow Pepper and her five children live in a plain little house where she struggles to feed and clothe the lively brood. The family has little in the way of luxury, but they have such fun together and love one another so dearly that when a rich little boy discovers the warmth and happiness that floods home, he feels lucky. And as it turns out, his coming brings luck to the Peppers, too. A heartwarming classic that has inspired generations with its tales of the ways in which courage and good cheer can overcome adversity.