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Rachel Field's Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

Written by Rosemary Wells & illustrated by Susan Jeffers
Published by Simon & Schuster
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Oct 1, 1999
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Based on the 1930 Newberry Award Winner On a cold Maine night in 1829, an old peddler carved a small doll out of a piece of mountain ash wood. Her name was Hitty and she was no ordinary doll. Hitty’s first owner, Phoebe Preble, takes her from Boston to India. From the hands of Phoebe Preble, Hitty travels on with a snake charmer, a Civil War soldier, a riverboat captains daughter, and a former slave. Along the way she meets presidents and painters, relating each adventure in vivid detail. Rachel Field’s masterful novel Hitty: Her First Hundred Years was first published in 1929; it was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1930. In this full-color adaptation, the award-winning team of Rosemary Wells and Susan Jeffers has taken Hitty down from the shelf and dusted her off for a new generation of younger readers. The short, fast-paced chapters and pictures on every spread bring life to this beloved classic, and make it perfect for sharing with the whole family.

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Who Wrote Rachel Field's Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

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Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells’s career as an author and illustrator spans more than thirty years and 120 books. She has won numerous awards and has given readers such unforgettable characters as Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora, and Yoko. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. rosemarywells.com

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Who Illustrated Rachel Field's Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

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Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers effortlessly captures the grace and magic of horses in this luminous picture book. Ms. Jeffers is a New York Times best-selling artist, who received a Caldecott Honor for her work on <i>Three Jovial Huntsmen</i>. She is also the illustrator of Margaret Wise Brown’s <i>Love Songs of the Little Bear</i>, and the best-selling McDuff series by Rosemary Wells. Susan Jeffers also wrote and illustrated a new pony picture book, <em>My Chincoteague Pony.</em>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780689817168
Publication Date:
October 1, 1999
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
97018683
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
36800648
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0689817169
Lexile® Level:
880L

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