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The Little House

  • By Virginia Lee Burton
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"Once upon a time there was a Little House way out in the country. She was a pretty Little House and she was strong and well built." So begins Virginia Lee Burton's classic The Little House, winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal in 1942. The rosy-pink Little House, on a hill surrounded by apple trees, watches the days go by, from the first apple blossoms in the spring through the winter snows. Always faintly aware of the city's distant lights, she starts to notice the city encroaching on her bucolic existence. First a road appears, which brings horseless carriages and then trucks and steamrollers. Before long, more roads, bigger homes, apartment buildings, stores, and garages surround the Little House. Her family moves out and she finds herself alone in the middle of the city, where the artificial lights are so bright that the Little House can no longer see the sun or the moon. She often dreams of "the field of daisies and the apple trees dancing in the moonlight." Finally a woman recognizes her and whisks the Little House back to the country where she belongs, they will rejoice. For generations, young readers have been delighted by the whimsical, detailed drawings and happy ending.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780547131047
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780547131047
    • Publication Date: 03/01/2009
    • Format: Other
    • Author: Virginia Lee Burton
    • Page Count: 42
    • Width: 7.42 inches
    • Height: 0.87 inches
    • Length: 6.60 inches
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