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!
The book, The Little House [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN# 9780395259382 in Paperback by Burton, Virginia Lee may be ordered in bulk quantities. Minimum starts at 25 copies. Availability based on publisher status and quantity being ordered.