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Brave and rebellious Ethan Allen is born in the wilds of the old colony of Con necticut. He grows into a rugged frontier hero who leads the Green Moun tain Boys. The illustrations and writing style resound with patriotism and historical significance.
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1950 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780395244494
Humiliated because his family has the only barn that never has a bear skin hanging on it, Johnny sets out with his shotgun in search of a bear. He returns home with a live, cuddly, hungry bear cub that soon grows into a big, rambunctious, voracious bear. The illustrations are sensitive, strong, and robust.
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1953 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780395150245
A starving Japanese artist is commissioned to paint the death of Buddha. He longs to include his gentle cat, Good Fortune, among the animals, but legend says cats cannot enter heaven. Because of her goodness, he paints her, and the little animal dies of happiness. When the priest objects, the painting miraculously changes to show Buddha accepting the cat.