Frederick

Frederick

Book - 1967
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Frederick the field mouse sat on the old stone wall while his four brothers gathered food for the approaching winter days. The other mice felt that Frederick was not doing his share of the work, but when the food ran out, Frederick saved the day with what he had gathered.
Publisher: [New York] : Pantheon, [1967]
ISBN: 9780394810409
0394810406
9780394910406
0394910400
Branch Call Number: E LIONNI
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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schmegu_at_hcplc
Jan 06, 2019

Copied from "May I Bring a Friend":
I realized that, if I go through the Caldecott Award Winners, I will find the myriad of books I read in my elementary school years - whether they were assigned, or reading circles, or just books that I checked out from the library. It doesn't matter - I can remember the cover and I have rediscovered so many books - and so many that I didn't know were even around when my mother was an elementary school student! What a great surprise! This has been fantastic, and a great trip down memory lane.

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JuanAntonioSamaraj
Aug 14, 2018

Ridiculous story that I thoroughly disapprove of. In a survival situation, some can just sit around and make art, and then when everyone is starving, that art will lift everyones spirits. Entertainment and art have their place, but it's still important for everyone to pull their weight.

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esterka22
Oct 21, 2017

boring!!!!!! and cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

When the mice’s food supplies dwindle away during winter, everything becomes a memory. Frederick uses his endless store of supplies – the sunrays, the colour, and the words – to warm the hearts of his fellow field mice and feed their spirits during the coldest, darkest days of winter.

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notthatjenn
Aug 25, 2014

My favorite book, then and now.

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