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Holling C. Holling

Author, Illustrator

(1900 - 1973)

Holling C. Holling

Holling Clancy Holling (born Holling Allison Clancy, August 2, 1900 – September 7, 1973) was an American author and illustrator, best known for the book “Paddle to the Sea,” which was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1942. Paddle to the Sea won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1962. In 1966, Bill Mason directed the Oscar-nominated short film Paddle to the Sea, based on Holling’s book, for the National Film Board of Canada.



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Book of Cowboys (1936)

Peter and Barbara Ann spend the summer on their uncle’s ranch and learn about cowboys firsthand.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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The Book of Indians (1935)

Blending history and stories, this account of the American Indian has become a classic.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Claws of the Thunderbird: A Tale of Three Lost Indians (1928)

Three Chippewa children captured by the Sioux escape to warn their tribe of an imminent raid by their enemy. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling

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Little Buffalo Boy (1939)

A story about the plains Indians.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Minn of the Mississippi (1951)

We see the Mississippi River through the eyes of a snapping turtle.

1952

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling

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Paddle-to-the-Sea (1941)

Explore the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence Seaway with Paddle.

1942

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling

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Pagoo (1957)

The life history of a hermit crab.

 

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Rocky Billy (1928)

The adventures of a young mountain goat. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling

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Rum-Tum-Tummy (1936)

Rum Tum Tummy was a bold, bad elephant until he met up with a railway and a typhoon.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling

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Seabird (1948)

The Seabird follows the history of American seafaring.

1949

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Treasure Book of Favorite Tales (1936)

A collection of thirty-six stories. Includes Little Folks of Other Lands, fairy tales and fables.

Author(s): Watty Piper
Illustrator(s): Eulalie Minfred Banks
Elizabeth Colborne
Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling
Lois Lenski
Et al

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Tree in the Trail (1942)

The story of a cottonwood tree leads to the history of the Santa Fe Trail.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling

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