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Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

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(1875 - 1961)

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (October 25, 1875 – December 23, 1961) was an American children’s author. She was born in Hoosick Falls, New York and attended Teachers College, Columbia University, from which she graduated in 1896. She contributed to the Ladies’ Home Journal and other magazines, and published volumes of stories for children, methods of story telling and teaching children and other related subjects, which include Boys and Girls of Colonial Days (1917); Broad Stripes and Bright Stars (1919); Hero Stories (1919); and The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings (1945). She wrote For the Children’s Hour (1906). In 1947, her book Miss Hickory won the Newbery Medal.



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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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The Gunniwolf and other Merry Tales (1936)

A collection of stories by leading authors illustrated by Kate Seredy.

1936

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Helen Bannerman
Rose Fyleman
Hugh Lofting
Et al
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Miss Hickory (1946)

Miss Hickory has a hickory nut for a head, but her body is an applewood twig.

1947
1947

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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Yankee Yarns: Stories from the Northeastern States (1944)

A collection of short stories set in the northeast states. Includes ‘A Nantucket Picnic’ by Elizabeth Enright and ‘Ice on Horse-Killer’ by Stephen W. Meader.

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Alice Dalgliesh
Elizabeth Enright
Stephen W. Meader
Cornelia Meigs
Mabel L. Robinson
Ruth Sawyer
Kate Seredy
Et al
Illustrator(s): Nedda Walker

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