IntroductionEach of the following special anniversary editions celebrates the 2012 anniversary of a picture book that was originally published 25, 50 or 70 years ago. In addition to these books, 2012 was the 50th anniversary of A Wrinkle in Time, the classic science fiction novel for middle grade readers by Madeline L'Engle. Not only is there an excellent 50th anniversary commemorative edition of A Wrinkle in Time, there is also an excellent 2012 adaptation, A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel. The special anniversary editions on the following pages are The Snowy Day, Norman Bridwell's Clifford Collection, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile Storybook Treasury, Where's Waldo and Where's Waldo Now.
The 70th Anniversary Edition of The Little HouseTitle: The Little House (70th Anniversary Edition)
Author and Illustrator: Virginia Lee Burton
Recommended for: Ages 3 and older
Story:The Little House is built on a hill in the country, but as the once distant city grows, the Little House finds itself in the city, surrounded by tall buildings and abandoned. This beautifully illustrated simple story has delighted young children for so many years that it's become standard in some families for The Little House to be shared from generation to generation. To learn more about the Little House's story, the author and illustrator, Virginia Lee Burton, and the extras in the 70th Anniversary Edition, including an audio CD, read the book review of The Little House.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: Originally published in 1942; Anniversary Edition, 2012
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