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The Resource A little house in a big place, written by Alison Acheson ; illustrated by Valériane Leblond

A little house in a big place, written by Alison Acheson ; illustrated by Valériane Leblond

Label
A little house in a big place
Title
A little house in a big place
Statement of responsibility
written by Alison Acheson ; illustrated by Valériane Leblond
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A beautiful free verse story, set in the prairies, about a little girl who waits at a window to wave to the train engineer who drives past her house every day. It's also a story about growing up and finding one's way in the world. Everything changes one day, when something flies out of the window of the train, and the girl rushes out to find out what it is. She wanders further an further from her house, until she spots something in grass-the engineer's cap. It's a farewell gift. It was the engineer's last day driving that train. After that, the train still comes by the house every day with a different engineer, and sometimes the girl waits by the window and waves, but not every day. Sometimes paints, dances, plays guitar. And then one day, she gets on that train and rides away."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acheson, Alison
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.A176
LC item number
Li 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leblond, Valériane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voyages and travels
  • Life
  • Picture books for children
  • Bildungsromans
  • Voyages and travels
  • Life
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / Country Life
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A little house in a big place, written by Alison Acheson ; illustrated by Valériane Leblond
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1051135150
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771389129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1051135150
Label
A little house in a big place, written by Alison Acheson ; illustrated by Valériane Leblond
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1051135150
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771389129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1051135150

Library Locations

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