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Always Room for One More

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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," Lachie lives with his family of twelve, and 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.

The story, derived from an old Scottish folk song, is reflected superbly in the charming illustrations of Nonny Hogrogian.

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

Synopsis:

In this Scottish folk song, a generous family always has room for another person and invites in everyone who passes by.

About the Author

Sorche Nic Leodhas, author of Thistle and Thyme, 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 All in the Morning Early.

Nonny Hogrogian, twice winner of the Caldecott Medal, for Always Room for One More and One Fine Day, has illustrated numerous books for young people.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805003314
Author:
Hogrogian, Nonny
Author:
Hogrogian, Nonny
Author:
Nic, Sorche
Author:
Leodhas, Sorche Nic
Author:
Nic Leodhas, Sorche
Author:
Nic, Leodhas Sorche
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Picture books
Subject:
Poetry - Nursery Rhymes
Subject:
Nursery rhymes
Subject:
Folk songs, English
Subject:
Folk-songs
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
Folk songs, Scots.
Subject:
Folk songs, Scots -- Scotland.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Situations / Values
Subject:
Stories in Verse
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book
Publication Date:
19650915
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.92 x 8.66 x 0.425 in
Age Level:
03-UP

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