Synopses & Reviews
New folks are coming to live in the Big House. The animals of Rabbit Hill wonder if they will plant a garden and thus be good providers.
Winner of the Newbery Medal
It has been a while since Folks lived in the Big House, and an even longer time has passed since there has been a garden at the House. All the animals of the Hill are very excited about the new Folks moving in, and they wonder how things are going to change. It's only a matter of time before the animals of the Hill find out just who is moving in, and they may be a little bit surprised when they do.
"Robert Lawson has created. . . a whole, fresh, lively, amusing world." --The New York Times
"A skillful blending of humor and whimsy, Robert Lawson has given a distinct personality to each animal, not only by his equisitely fine drawings but by word pictures as well." --Library Journal
About the Author
Robert Lawson (1892-1957) received his art training at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. His favorite medium, pen and ink, is used expressively and with detail in his black and white illustrations in