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The Little House
Publication Date : 4/26/1978
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
Audience : Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
Language : eng
ISBN : 9780547740645
Synopsis : Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around it. The house has an expressive face of windows and doors, and even the feelings of a person, so she’s sad when she’s surrounded by the dirty, noisy city’s hustle and bustle: “She missed the field of daisies / and the apple trees dancing in the moonlight.” Fortunately, there’s a happy ending, as the house is taken back to the country where she belongs. A classic!
File Size : 18.12 MB
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Horn Book

This is the sixtieth-anniversary edition of the beloved classic and Caldecott Medal winner.",,"Picture...

Cahners

The author of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and her works feature in a group of fall titles. Virginia Lee Burton's...

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