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Editorial by Jennie D. Lindquist As I write this 1956 is just ending. There is much on the radio about the Hungarian refugees who have come and are coming to this country, and I am wondering what 1957, their first year in America, will mean, particularly to the children among them. What do we want it […]

A Child’s Star

by Nancy Willard One night a little girl looked out of her win­dow and saw a new star in the sky. The little girl, who was very lonely, thought to herself, “How nice it would be to play with the star!” So she wished on the star and asked it to come down and see […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Letter to Jennie D. Lindquist (October 19, 1953)

Mansfield Mo. October 19th 1953 Dear Miss Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom has told me of your plan for the Christmas Horn Book. I am thrilled and in a hurry for Christmas time to come that I may see it. You may use my letter to Clarence E. Kilburn, copy of which you enclosed, if you wish. […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Letter to Jennie D. Lindquist (October 19, 1953)

Mansfield Mo. October 19th 1953 Dear Miss Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom has told me of your plan for the Christmas Horn Book. I am thrilled and in a hurry for Christmas time to come that I may see it. You may use my letter to Clarence E. Kilburn, copy of which you enclosed, if you wish. […]

The Three Owls’ Notebook

By Anne Carroll Moore Christmas began for me with the arrival of Puss in Boots, the gayest and loveliest of picture books in a format that is an artist’s dream of a publisher’s interest in every detail of production. Not only has Marcia Brown revealed fresh creative power in the freedom of her drawing and […]