The Little House

The Little House
Genre: 
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0395181569
ISBN13: 
9780395181560
Pages: 
44
Published: 
April 26th 1942 by Houghton Mifflin Company
Rating: 
4.29

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.

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