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Kate Seredy

Author, Illustrator, Translator

(1899 - 1975)

Kate Seredy

Kate Seredy (1899–1975) was a Hungarian-born writer and illustrator of children’s books. She won the Newbery Medal once, the Newbery Honor twice, the Caldecott Medal once, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Most of her books were written in English, which was not her first language.



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Adopted Jane (1947)

A young orphan girl spends the summer with two families, hoping that one will adopt her.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Adopted Jane (2002)

A young orphan girl spends the summer with two families, hoping that one will adopt her.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 9 (1958)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Carolyn Haywood
Et al
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone
Henry C. Pitz
Feodor Rojankovsky
Kate Seredy
Et al

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Bible Children (1937)

A selection of Bible stories about children.

Author(s): Blanche Jennings Thompson
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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A Brand New Uncle (1961)

When Mr. and Mrs. Smith run away from their grandchildren, the soon find how much they miss them.

Author(s): Kate Seredy
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Broken Song (1934)

The story of a family in the last days of Imperial Russia.

1934

Author(s): Sonia Medvedeva Daugherty
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Caddie Woodlawn (1935)

Pioneer adventures of a girl growing up in northern Wisconsin.

1936

Author(s): Carol Ryrie Brink
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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A Candle Burns for France (1946)

The lives of some French saints for children.

Author(s): Blanche Jennings Thompson
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Chestry Oak (1948)

A young Hungarian orphan comes to America. This is also the story of a boy and his horse.

1949

Author(s): Kate Seredy
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Children Everywhere (1958)

A collection of stories and poems about children around the world for older readers.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Rachel Field
Robert Frost
Sterling North
Johanna Spyri
Et al
Illustrator(s): Maurice Sendak
Kate Seredy
Louis Slobodkin
Hilda van Stockum
Kurt Wiese
Et al

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The Christmas Anna Angel (1944)

The Christmas Anna Angel makes Christmas cakes for Anna and her brother.

1945

Author(s): Ruth Sawyer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Common Sense for Mothers (1935)

A mother of seven gives advice on child rearing.

Author(s): Estelle Mulqueen Reilly
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Dictionary for Use with Peter and Peggy (1930)

A dictionary for use with the elementary school readers Peter and Peggy.

Author(s): Arthur I. Gates
Miriam Blanton Huber
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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A Dog Named Penny (1955)

Two orphaned children makes friends with their neighbor and his dog.

Author(s): Clyde Robert Bulla
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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An Ear for Uncle Emil (1939)

Uncle Emil, the best herdsman doll in Switzerland has lost his ear to Gigi the goose.

1939

Author(s): E. R. Gaggin
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Finnegan II: His Nine Lives (1953)

Finnie intends to have more than nine lives.

1954

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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