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Michael Hague

Author, Illustrator, Compiler

(1948 - )

Michael Hague

Michael Hague (born September 8, 1948) is an American illustrator, primarily of children’s fantasy books. He is married to Kathleen Hague.

Among the books he has illustrated are classics such as “The Wind in the Willows” (1980), and “The Wizard of Oz” (2000), and “The Hobbit” (1961) and the stories of Hans Christian Andersen. He is renowned for the intricate and realistic detail he brings to his work, and the rich colors he chooses.



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The 23rd Psalm (1999)

The Lord is my true shepherd, there is nothing I shall want.

Author(s): The Bible
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Aesop’s Fables (1985)

Michael Hague selected his favorite fables from Aesop and illustrated them with paintings in his beautiful style.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1983)

Alice falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by strange creatures.

Author(s): Lewis Carroll
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Alphabears (1984)

The bears from Amanda to Zak learn their ABC’s.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Animal Friends: A Collection of Poems for Children (2007)

A collection of poems chiefly about animals.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Art of Michael Hague (2001)

A catalog offering original art by Michael Hague. Individual illustrations were priced from $300 to $6,500. A total of 362 pieces of art were listed for sale.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Bear Hugs (1989)

Short poems about bears.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Beauty and the Beast (1980)

The Beast proves himself worthy of love and Beauty chooses to love him despite his beastly appearance.

Author(s): Deborah Apy
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Beauty and the Beast (1983)

The Beast proves himself worthy of love and Beauty chooses to love him despite his beastly appearance.

Author(s): Deborah Apy
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Birth of the Firebringer (1985)

Aljan, son of the prince of the unicorns, joins his people’s struggle against the Wyrms.

Author(s): Meredith Ann Pierce
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Book of Dragons (1995)

A selection of classic stories involving dragons, as told by famous children’s book authors.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Book of Fairies (2000)

A collection of fairy tales, classic and new.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Book of Fairies (2006)

A collection of fairy tales, new and old.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Book of Fairy Poetry (2004)

An anthology of poetry dealing with fairies and their dealings with men.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Book of Ghosts (2009)

A collection of classic ghost stories from Irving and Alcott to Poe and Wilde.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Book of Pirates (2001)

A collection of classic stories of pirates and treasure.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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A Book of Unicorns (1978)

A collection of historical writings about unicorns.

Author(s): Welleran Poltarnees
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Michael Hague
Dorothy P. Lathrop
Mercer Mayer
Kay Nielsen
Et al

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The Book of Wizards (2008)

A collection of stories about wizards, from Baba Yaga to Taliessen, with a nod to Circe and Merlin along the way.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Borrowers (1991)

The Clocks, Pod, his wife Homily and their daughter Arrietty live under the floor boards in an English country house, until one day they are ‘seen.’

Author(s): Mary Norton
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Bramble Beaver’s Bright Idea (1980)

Bramble Beaver helps the forest animals harvest the mast crop on Pine Cone Island.

Author(s): Marci Ridlon
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Cabbage Moth and the Shamrock (1978)

Fiona the cabbage moth and Jeremy the shamrock find friendship.

Author(s): Ethel Marbach
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Calendarbears: A Book of Months (1997)

Each month of the year with the bear family.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Children’s Book of America (1998)

Short essays on American history, biographies, poems and folk tales.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Children’s Book of Faith (2000)

A collection of stories from the bible, biographies, poems and prayers.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Children’s Book of Heroes (1996)

A collection of stories, true and fictional, poems and tales about heroism.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Children’s Book of Home and Family (2002)

A collection of stories and poems dealing with families.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Children’s Book of Virtues (1994)

A collection of stories and poems dealing with the virtues.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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A Child’s Book of Prayers (1985)

A collection of prayers.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Cinderella and Other Tales from Perrault (1989)

A selection of eight classic French fairy tales.

Author(s): Charles Perrault
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Deck the Halls (1991)

The traditional Christmas carol with Michael Hague’s decorations.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Demetrius and the Golden Goblet (1980)

The King asks Demetrius, a sponge diver, to tell him what he finds on the bottom of the sea.

Author(s): Eve Bunting
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Dragon Kite (1982)

A thief tries to steal the golden dolphins on the palace roof using a great kite.

Author(s): Nancy Luenn
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Dream Weaver (1979)

A collection of newly written fairy tales and fables.

Author(s): Jane Yolen
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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East of the Sun and West of the Moon (1980)

A classic fairy tale from the Scandinavian countries.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Enchanted World: The Book of Christmas (1986)

A collection of prose and artworks detailing the history of the celebration of Christmas.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Everyone Except Everett (2016)

When Santa leaves Everett the elf behind at one of his stops, Sam helps him make his way back to the North Pole.

Author(s): Marilyn Owen
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Eye of Newt (2015)

A graphic novel in which Newt, a wizard’s apprentice, explores the Netherworld.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Fairies (1989)

Up the airy mountain,
Down the rushy glen,
We daren’t go a-hunting
For fear of little men;

Author(s): William Allingham
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (1993)

Contains nine fairy tales including the masterwork, The Selfish Giant.

Author(s): Oscar Wilde
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Fellowship of the Ring (1981)

Elves, dwarves, men and not least, hobbits, join in the perilous quest to destroy the one ring, source of the dark lord’s power.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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For Our Children (1991)

This is an anthology of poetry, song and rhymes with illustrations by noted children’s illustrators.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett
Tomie dePaola
Michael Hague
Steven Kellogg
David Macaulay
David Wiesner
Et al

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The Frog Princess (1984)

The youngest son of the czar is forced to marry an ugly frog.

Author(s): Elizabeth Isele
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Good Night, Fairies (2002)

At bedtime mother tells her small child about the fairies.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Gulliver in Lilliput (1975)

A popup version of Lemuel Gulliver’s adventures in Lilliput.

Author(s): Edward Cunningham
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Hobbit (1981)

Having been retained as a burglar by a group of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins sets out one fine spring day for the Lonely Mountain.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague
J. R. R. Tolkien

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The Hobbit (1984)

One fine spring day Bilbo Baggins sets out on an adventure -- over hill and under stone.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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In the Small (2008)

The entire population of the Earth is shrunken to one twelfth its former size. Who is not the master predator?

Author(s): Devon Hague
Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Jingle Bells (1990)

Dashing through the snow, in a one horse open sleigh ...

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Kate Culhane: A Ghost Story (2001)

A traditional Irish ghost story translated from the Gaelic.

Author(s): Jeremiah Curtin
Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Land of Nod (1988)

‘In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.’

and twenty-nine other familiar poems.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Legend of the Veery Bird (1985)

The Keeper of the Forest gives the world the Veery Bird.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Legendary Creatures of Myth and Magic (2006)

Strange creatures and monsters from the Centaur to the Cyclops are described and illustrated.

Author(s): Marianna Mayer
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (2003)

L. Frank Baum imagines the early life of Santa Claus.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1981)

Evacuated from London during the Blitz, the four Pevensie children discover a new world in the wardrobe in the spare room - Narnia.

Author(s): C. S. Lewis
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Lionel and the Book of Beasts (2006)

Lionel is taken from his nursery and made king. When he opens a book in his ever-so-great grandfather’s library, he accidentally releases a fierce dragon.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Little Bitty Mousie (2007)

The Little Bittie Mousie goes exploring one night and finds a whole alphabet of interesting things, mainly to eat.

Author(s): Jim Aylesworth
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Little Mermaid (1994)

The little mermaid wishes to become human, but at what cost?

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Little Women (1993)

Louisa May Alcott’s autobiographical children’s book of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy growing up around the time of the Civil War.

Author(s): Louisa May Alcott
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Magic Moments: A Book of Days (1990)

Poems and short quotations from classic children’s books accompany the illustrations by Michael Hague.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Man Who Kept House (1981)

In this classic tale, a farmer trades places with his wife for a day to see whose work is the harder.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Family Christmas Treasury (1995)

An anthology of biblical texts, poems and stories.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Family Easter Treasury (1999)

An anthology of biblical texts, poems and stories.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Favorite Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales (1981)

This collection contains nine tales, including The Wild Swans and lesser known stories such as The Elfin Hill.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Little Treasury of Christmas Carols (1997)

Four traditional Christmas carols.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Magical World of Unicorns (1999)

A collection of unicorn paintings with short poems and quotations.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Mother Goose: A Collection of Classic Nursery Rhymes (1984)

A collection of favorite nursery rhymes.

 

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Read-to-Me Book of Fairy Tales (2013)

Retellings of fourteen classic fairy tales from Jack and the Beanstalk to The Twelve Dancing Princesses.

Author(s): Allison Grace MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s Treasured Classics (2009)

Fourteen classic tales from Chicken Little to the Ugly Duckling.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Michael Hague’s World of Unicorns (1986)

Pop-ups give greater scope to the powers of the unicorn.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Moments: Poems About the Seasons (1980)

A selection of poems about the seasons.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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A Mouse Called Junction (1980)

A foolish and inexperienced mouse is rescued by a rat.

Author(s): Julia Cunningham
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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My Secret Garden Diary (1990)

A blank book with illustrations from The Secret Garden.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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A Necklace of Fallen Stars (1979)

Princess Kaela runs away from home and her father sends a wizard to bring her back.

Author(s): Beth Hilgartner
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Night Before Christmas Pop-up Book (1981)

Michael Hague produces a pop-up version of “T’was the Night Before Christmas and all through the House …”

Author(s): Clement C. Moore
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Numbears (1984)

Teddy bears introduce the numbers from one to twelve.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Nutcracker (2003)

A Christmas story with mice, nutcrackers, and sugarplum fairies.

Author(s): E.T.A. Hoffman
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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O Christmas Tree (1991)

O, Christmas tree,
O, Christmas tree,
Forever Green
Your Branches!

Author(s): Ernst Anshutz
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Old Mother West Wind (1990)

Stories of the inhabitants of the green meadows, woods and streams.

Author(s): Thornton W. Burgess
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Our Baby: A Book of Records and Memories (1990)

A blank book for recording a baby’s milestones, family ties, and favorite things.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Out of the Nursery, Into the Night (1986)

A collection of teddy bear dreams.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Other Nonsense Poems (1995)

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat. Here they are accompanied by many of the delightful Lear Limericks and some of the longer nonsense poems.

Author(s): Edward Lear
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Perfect Present (1996)

Jack Rabbit finds the perfect present for Ginger, but then the little kangaroo escapes from the toy store.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Peter Pan (1987)

It all starts when Pete loses his shadow, and before they really know what is happening Jane and Michael and John are off to the Neverland.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Peter Pan: Lost and Found (2012)

An introduction to Peter Pan for those who are just learning to read.

Author(s): Susan Hill
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Pilgrim’s Regress (1981)

C.S. Lewis’ allegory of man’s search for meaning.

Author(s): C. S. Lewis
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Rainbow Fairy Book (1993)

A selection of tales from the famous ‘Color’ fairy books.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Rapunzel (1984)

A beautiful young woman is imprisoned in a tower.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Reluctant Dragon (1983)

The boy is anxious for the dragon to prove himself, but the Dragon is no more interested in fighting than is St. George. The story tells how they manage to settle affairs.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Return of the King (1981)

In part three of the Lord of the Rings, the final battle between the West and Sauron takes place as Bilbo nears the crack on Mount Doom.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Rootabaga Stories - Part One (1988)

Fairy tales as American as the Iowa cornfields.

Author(s): Carl Sandburg
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Rootabaga Stories - Part Two (1989)

American fairy tales including how the Huckabuck family raised popcorn in Nebraska.

Author(s): Carl Sandburg
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Seasons with V. B. Bird (1980)

The Very Blue Bird is the postman for the town of Woodseyville.

Author(s): Marci Ridlon
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Secret Garden (1986)

Mary is orphaned and sent home from India to her uncle’s estate. When she discovers Colin, their two tempers flare until they discover the garden and work with Dickon to bring it back to life.

Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Sleep, Baby, Sleep (1994)

A collection of going-to-sleep songs and poems.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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South Pacific (1992)

Adapted from the Broadway musical, this book tells the story of Nellie and Emile, Joe and Liat.

Author(s): James A. Michener
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Story of Doctor Dolittle (1997)

This is the story of how Dr. Dolittle learned to speak with the animals and went to Africa to cure the monkeys. In this special edition, some language which was considered offensive has been altered to be more in keeping with the author’s intentions.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit (2000)

Once there were four bunnies, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter. Peter disobeys his mother and goes into Mr. McGregor’s garden.

Author(s): Beatrix Potter
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear (1993)

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, turn around.

A classic action rhyme.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Teddy Bears’ Mother Goose (2001)

A nursery rhyme book featuring teddy bears.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Teddy Bears’ Picnic (1992)

This popular song was written by Jimmy Kennedy in 1932 to music by John Walter Bratton originally written in 1902. It has been recorded by many artists, including Bing Crosby.

Author(s): Jimmy Kennedy
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Ten Little Bears (1999)

A counting rhyme featuring teddy bears.

Author(s): Kathleen Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Tolkien’s World (1992)

A group of artists contribute paintings that illustrate passages from J.R.R. Tolkien’s works.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague
Various

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (1992)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,
How I Wonder What You Are.

This edition includes a glow-in-the-dark poster.

Author(s): Jane Taylor
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Two Towers (1999)

In volume two of the Lord of the Rings, the fellowship is sundered. Frodo, Sam and Gollum to Mordor, Merry and Pippin to Isengard and Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli to Rohan.

Author(s): J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Unicorn Alphabet (1989)

Unicorns introduce the alphabet.

Author(s): Marianna Mayer
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Unicorn and the Lake (1982)

The unicorn heals the waters of the lake so the animals can safely drink from it again.

Author(s): Marianna Mayer
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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A Unicorn Journal (1990)

A blank book with illustrations of unicorns.

Author(s): Michael Hague
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Velveteen Rabbit (1983)

The velveteen rabbit learns what it means to be real.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Velveteen Rabbit and the Boy (2012)

An early reader using the characters from The Velveteen Rabbit.

Author(s): Maria S. Barbo
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Velveteen Rabbit Christmas (2013)

An early reader based on characters from The Velveteen Rabbit.

Author(s): Maria S. Barbo
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (2001)

In his second adventure Dr. Dolittle sails to the south seas and meets the great glass snail. This was the second book to be awarded the Newbery medal. In this special edition, some infelicitous language has been revised for modern readers.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas (1990)

A traditional English carol.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Where Fairies Dance (2004)

A collection of poems about fairies.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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White Christmas (2010)

An illustrated version of Irving Berlin’s masterpiece. The sheet music is included.

Author(s): Irving Berlin
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Wind in the Willows (1980)

Setting out one spring morning, mole discovers the river, the water rat, toad and badger.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Wind in the Willows: A Fine Welcome (2013)

An early reader based on characters from The Wind in the Willows.

Author(s): Susan Hill
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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A Wind in the Willows Christmas (2000)

In this excerpt from The Wind in the Willows, mole returns to his home, having spent the summer and autumn with his friend rat.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Wizard of Oz (2000)

Dorothy and her little dog Toto are carried to the Land of Oz in a cyclone. The have many adventures as they look for a way home.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1982)

Whirled away on a cyclone, Dorothy is set down in the Land of Oz and must find her way home with the help of the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and a pair of ruby slippers.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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