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Journey Cake, Ho!


Author(s):Ruth Sawyer
Illustrator(s):Robert McCloskey
Publisher(s): The Viking Press, Inc.
Year Published: 1953
Type: Hardcover
Genre: American
Boys Growing Up
Folk Tales
Picture Book
Age Range: Ages 0-5: Picture Books
Pages: 40
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 225468
Award(s): Junior Literary Guild (1953)
Caldecott Honor Book (1954)


When hard times come, Johnny sets out to seek his fortune with the journey cake in his knapsack. When the journey cake escapes it leads him on a merry chase, picking up animals as it goes until Johnny finds himself home again.

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