A House is a House for Me

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Scholastic, 1978 - Dwellings - 48 pages
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A rollicking rhyme about houses, this longtime favorite--a National Book Award winner--is filled with pictures that parents and children will want to look at again and again in a beautifully produced, deluxe full-sized edition. Full color.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I'm surprised this didn't win a Caldecott, at least an Honor, back in the day.  I love how it starts out fairly straightforward, good for the littler children, but rewards the child who is patient ... Read full review

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

Everything under the sun is either a house, or something that lives in a house, in this delightful rhyming story, originally published in 1978: "Cartons are houses for crackers. / Castles are houses ... Read full review


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About the author (1978)

Mary Ann Hoberman has published more than twenty books for children, including the American Book Award winner A House is a House for Me, illustrated by Betty Fraser. She and her husband live in Greenwich, CT.

BETTY FRASER has illustrated many books for children, including "The Cozy Book" and" A House Is a House for Me", both by Mary Ann Hoberman. She lives in New York City.

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