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Encyclopedia > Rabbit Hill
Rabbit Hill
Author Robert Lawson
Illustrator Robert Lawson
Cover Artist Robert Lawson
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Children
Publisher The Viking Press
Released 1944
Media Type Hardcover, paperback
Pages 127
Followed by The Tough Winter

Rabbit Hill is a book by Robert Lawson that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1945. Robert Lawson (born October 4, 1892 in New York City - died 1957) was an author and commercial artist. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... // Basic characteristics There is some debate as to what constitutes childrens literature. ... Viking Press was founded on March 1, 1925, in New York City, by Harold K. Guinzburg and George S. Oppenheim. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... A hardcover (or hardback or hardbound) book is bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with cloth or heavy paper) and a stitched spine. ... Paperback may refer to a kind of book binding by which papers are simply folded without cloth or leather and bound - usually with glue rather than stitches or staples - into a thick paper cover; or to a book with this type of binding. ... Robert Lawson (born October 4, 1892 in New York City - died 1957) was an author and commercial artist. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children. ... // Basic characteristics There is some debate as to what constitutes childrens literature. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ...


Plot

The story takes place in an area called Rabbit Hill. The animal inhabitants are suffering as the house nearby has been abandoned for several years and the untended gardens have withered to nothing. Now, a new family is moving in to the house however, are they hunters or friendly gardeners who will share their crops with them?


Editions

Printings of the book beginning in the 1970s and continuing today have removed the character Sulpheria, the new occupants' cook. This was done because she was originally depicted as an African American stereotype. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Preceded by:
Johnny Tremain
Newbery Medal recipient
1945
Succeeded by:
Strawberry Girl

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