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The Tough Winter


Author(s):Robert Lawson
Illustrator(s):Robert Lawson
Publisher(s): The Viking Press, Inc.
Year Published: 1954
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Animal Fantasy
Fiction - novel
Nature – Mammals
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 128
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
LCCN: 54004416
OCLC: 9203637
Award(s): Junior Literary Guild (1954)


The hard winter that Uncle Analdas, the old rabbit, prophesies comes to pass in more ways than one for Little Georgie and the other animals of Rabbit Hill when the Folks go away and leave a neglectful caretaker with a mean dog in charge. This is the story of how they ‘fought the winter through.’

The Junior Literary Guild edition is in a library binding.

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This book is the Main Edition.


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