A House is a House for Me
Illustrated by Betty Fraser.
In lilting, rhythmic verse, this modern classic describes all
kinds of houses - some familiar, some surprising - but at the same
time does much more. Filled with hundreds of meticulously drawn
everyday objects presented in delightfully unexpected ways, the
book itself is a house for the reader's imagination. Winner of a
National Book Award, it was the first collaboration between Hoberman
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"A brisk, even headlong rhyme plunges us into a swirling cluster
an overwhelming profusion of examples of houses.
It is an astonishing book, one of the best of the year."
The New York Times
Children's Books of the Year,
Child Study Association
"Here is a wonderfully rhythmic tale with repetitive lines
that kids will be singing along with as the story goes on. The fun
of the many hiding, snuggling, pretending places kids dream up is
captured in this book." Best Books,
"A highly original exploration."