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Always Room for One More

Written by Sorche Nic Leodhas & illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian
Published by Square Fish
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Winner of the Caldecott Medal.

Lachie MacLachlan, the generous hero of this enchanting tale, is the exception to the rule that the Scots are a thrifty lot. In his “wee house in the heather,” where he lives with his family of twelve, he welcomes to his hearth every weary traveler who passes by on a stormy night. “There’s always room for one more,” says Lachie, and how his grateful guests say a wonderful “Thank you” provides a delightfully warm and tender ending to this hilarious tale of kindness.

Always Room for One More is the winner of the 1966 Caldecott Medal.

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Who Wrote Always Room for One More

Sorche Nic Leodhas

<p><b>Sorche Nic Leodhas</b>, author of <i>Thistle and Thyme</i>, a Newbery Honor Book, turns to her childhood to retell this Scottish folktale that was passed on to her by her own grandfather. She has written many books for young people, among them <i>All in the Morning Early</i>.</p>

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Who Illustrated Always Room for One More

Nonny Hogrogian

Nonny Hogrogian is a two-time winner of the Caldecott Medal, first for <i>Always Room for One More</i> (1966), and second for <i>One Fine Day</i> (1972). She also received a Caldecott Honor for <i>The Contest</i> (1974). Her husband, poet David Kherdian, received a Newbery Honor for <i>The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl</i> (1979). They live in Florence, Massachusetts.

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