"The Little House" written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, copyright 1969.
The little house stood in the country, with trees and fields around her, and with birds and flowers and children for company. In the distance twinkled the lights of the big city, and the little house wondered what it would be like to live there. One day steam shovels dug a road in front of the little house, and soon she was surrounded by houses and stores. Then tall skyscrapers rose on either side of her, elevated trains roared past her, and a subway shook the ground under her foundations. She longed for a glimpse of the stars and the scent of apple blossoms, but she was caught by the big city. Then, when she was so old and shabby that nobody wanted to live in her, she had an unexpected chance to escape.
40 page hard cover children's book in good condition with no rips,tears, or writing. There are a couple of stains at the top of the last two pages of book. This book has a nice cover and tight binding. The dust jacket has a lot of wear, some tears and stains. Please refer to pictures for more detail.