The Little House
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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An absolute favorite- don't miss it!User Review - LINDY GREAVES - Christianbook.com
Here is a story I would want every child to hear. This is a beautiful story of the life cycle of a house. But there is a deeper story- that of modernisation and "progress" . It is told in a way that ... Read full review
The Little House by Virginia BurtonUser Review - woosma - Overstock.com
I bought this book when my daughter was growing up. We are avid readers and this was one book that we read frequently. My daughter is all grown up now and collects the best of childrens books ... Read full review