The Little House

Author(s): Virginia Lee Burton

Nostalgic Picture Books

The little house first stood in the country, but gradually the city moved closer and closer. "This engaging picture book clearly presents a wealth of information." -- Booklist

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Caldecott Medal winner

"This engaging picture book clearly presents a wealth of information." - Booklist

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for THE LITTLE HOUSE, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Michael, and her husband George Demetrios, the sculptor, in a section of Gloucester, Massachusetts, called Folly Cove. Here she taught a class in design and from it emerged the Folly Cove designers, a group of internationally known professional artisans. She is the author of many classic children's picture books, including MIKE MULLIGAN AND HIS STEAM SHOVEL and KATY AND THE BIG SNOW.

General Fields

  • : 9780395259382
  • : Houghton Mifflin
  • : Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • : 241mm X 229mm X 8mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1978
  • : 813.52
  • : 40
  • : colour illustrations
  • : Virginia Lee Burton
  • : Paperback