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Shipwrecked off the coast of medieval Scotland, identical twins Jan and Brus are the only ones left alive when their father and his men are murdered. They survive by tricking the Scots into thinking that only one of them exists. Having sworn to avenge their father's murder, they foil the man's treasonous plot and keep their vow.
Three hundred seventy-six rhymes are delicately illustrated in this oversized book. A soft, cheerful tone pervades the sketches, many of which were inspired by scenes of the English countryside. A small sketch of a goose appears on almost every page.
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1955 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780385062466
Crippled by a strange disease, Robin is ready to give up since he knows he will never be a knight. Then the monks help him to find ways to gain strength and courage and ultimately to play an important role in saving his medieval city.
His father has promised him something very special as soon as seven-year-old Yonie learns to handle responsibilities like a man. Strongly depicted in the illustrations and the text is the hard but cheerful way of life on an Amish farm.
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1945 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780385076623