Little House

Little House

by Virginia Lee Burton
Publisher: Weekly Reader
Hardcover
Used Price: $6.80 (1 in stock) Condition Policy

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!

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