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Elizabeth Coatsworth

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(1893 - 1986)

Elizabeth Coatsworth

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth (May 31, 1893 – August 31, 1986) was an American writer of fiction and poetry for children and adults. She won the 1931 Newbery Medal from the American Library Association award recognizing The Cat Who Went to Heaven as the previous year’s “most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”

In 1968 she was a highly commended runner-up for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award for children’s writers.



Bibliography

Animal Story Parade (1951)

A collection of stories from Story Parade magazine.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Antonio Joaquin Robles Soler
Various
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely
Feodor Rojankovsky
Kurt Wiese

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Away Goes Sally (1934)

In this first book about Sally she journeys from Massachusetts to Maine over the snow in a house on runners.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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The Big Green Umbrella (1944)

One day the big green umbrella sets out to see the world and travels to China and back.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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The Children Come Running (1960)

A collection of UNICEF greeting cards, some by famous illustrators.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Bettina Bauer-Ehrlich
Ludwig Bemelmans
Roger Duvoisin
Et al

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The Fair American (1940)

Sally’s Aunt Deborah is now married to Andrew’s father Captain Patterson. They all go on a voyage on the Fair American. In France they take on a cabin boy, Pierre.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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Five Bushel Farm (1939)

Andrew Patterson, a ship captain’s son from Boston comes to live with Sally and her aunt.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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The Giant Golden Book of Cat Stories (1953)

A collection of thirty-five stories and poems about cats.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Giant Golden Book of Dog Stories (1953)

Thirty-one original stories and poems about dogs.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Giant Golden Book of Dogs, Cats and Horses (1957)

Sixty-one stories and poems about dogs, cats and horses.

Author(s): Kate Barnes
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Golden Horseshoe (1936)

Tamar is a half English and half Indian girl who accompanies her father and brother while disguised as the Indian Raccoon on an expedition to cross the Blue Ridge Mountains in colonial Virginia.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Horse Stories (1954)

Stories and poems about horses.

Author(s): Kate Barnes
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Horses and Their Friends (1962)

A collection of stories and poems about horses, dogs and cats.

Author(s): Kate Barnes
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Knock at the Door (1931)

Stephen is half mortal and half fairy and must choose his inheritance.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford

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Mother Goose Rhymes and Other Childhood Favorites (1972)

A generous selection of the work of Feodor Rojankovsky including nursery rhymes, folk tales, Bible stories and even Robinson Crusoe.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Georges Duplaix
Phyllis McGinley
Feodor Rojankovsky
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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