|Author(s):||Margery Williams Bianco|
||The Century Co.
Scholastic-St. Nicholas Corporation
Fantasy – American
Fiction - short story
||Ages 5-7: Early Reader Books
The story of a falling-down house that finds new life by growing smaller. Robert Lawson did the illustrations. The story appeared in St. Nicholas magazine, Volume LVIII, September 1931, page 764. The story falls short of the author's previous work The Velveteen Rabbit. When published in book form by The Macmillan Company in 1931 the illustrations were by Rachel Field.