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The Singing Hill

Written by Meindert DeJong & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by Harper & Row
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Jan 1, 1962
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6-9
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What's The Singing Hill About

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Six-year-old Ray discovers and passionately befriends an old, abandoned horse in a nearby hilltop pasture. When his friend is threatened, the boy is able to rise from the loneliness of the young to the courage of the loving.

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Themes:
animals
horses
Genres:
fiction

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. He illustrated over 80 books. He died May 8, 2012.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060215569
Publication Date:
January 1, 1962
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060215569

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