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The house of sixty fathers.

Author: Meindert De Jong; Maurice Sendak
Publisher: New York, Harper [1956]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alone in a sampan with his pig and three ducklings, a little Chinese boy is whirled down a raging river, back to the town from which he and his parents had escaped the invading Japanese, and spends long and frightening days regaining his family and new home.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Jong, Meindert, 1906-1991.
House of sixty fathers.
New York, Harper [1956]
(OCoLC)700378002
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meindert De Jong; Maurice Sendak
ISBN: 0060214813 9780060214814
OCLC Number: 172356
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1957.
Description: 189 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: Rain on the sampan --
Sampan in the river --
Night in the mountains --
The river cliff --Cuckoos call at night --
In the town of terror --
The house of Sixty Fathers --
The long day --
Break down the mountains.
Responsibility: Pictures by Maurice Sendak.

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Alone in a sampan with his pig and three ducklings, a little Chinese boy is whirled down a raging river, back to the town from which he and his parents had escaped the invading Japanese, and spends long and frightening days regaining his family and new home.

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