Book, The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

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The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, a wonderful companion book to Maybelle the Cable Car tells the story of a darling little house in the country that is swallowed up by the city growing around it. Ms Burton’s illustrations of the expanding city and its growing pollution are delightfully contrasted with marvelous illustrations of streetcars, buses, subways, elevated trains and clogged streets full of cars and trucks. As the city looms bigger and bigger, the little house becomes sadder and sadder, until rescue comes and the house is moved to a sunny plot of land in the country. Originally published in 1942. Softbound, 40 pages, Houghton Mifflin publisher 1969. Dimensions 9″ x 9.5″.

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The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, a wonderful companion book to Maybelle the Cable Car tells the story of a darling little house in the country that is swallowed up by the city growing around it. Ms Burton’s illustrations of the expanding city and its growing pollution are delightfully contrasted with marvelous illustrations of streetcars, buses, subways, elevated trains and clogged streets full of cars and trucks. As the city looms bigger and bigger, the little house becomes sadder and sadder, until rescue comes and the house is moved to a sunny plot of land in the country. Originally published in 1942. Softbound, 40 pages, Houghton Mifflin publisher 1969. Dimensions 9″ x 9.5″.

 

 

 

 

 

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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 15 × 13 × 1 in

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