The Singing Hill

The Singing Hill

Meindert DeJong Maurice Sendak / Oct 25, 2020

The Singing Hill Ray s family has just moved to a house surrounded by cornfields in the country Ray has been kept home from school for the year as the family adjusts to their new locale Spurned by his older brother an

  • Title: The Singing Hill
  • Author: Meindert DeJong Maurice Sendak
  • ISBN: 9780060215569
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ray s family has just moved to a house surrounded by cornfields in the country Ray has been kept home from school for the year as the family adjusts to their new locale Spurned by his older brother and sister for being too young, and finding himself with long spells of solitude in a landscape full of unknown and imagined perils, Ray stumbles upon an old horse on a hilltoRay s family has just moved to a house surrounded by cornfields in the country Ray has been kept home from school for the year as the family adjusts to their new locale Spurned by his older brother and sister for being too young, and finding himself with long spells of solitude in a landscape full of unknown and imagined perils, Ray stumbles upon an old horse on a hilltop He befriends the horse whose fenced pasture is like the tip of a green wave in the rolling sea of cornfields But when the rainy season comes, and the horse is left exposed in the wind and rain, Ray reaches beyond his fear toward gallantry.

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    About "Meindert DeJong Maurice Sendak"

      • Meindert DeJong Maurice Sendak

        Meindert De Jong was an award winning author of children s books He was born in the village of Wierum, of the province of Friesland, in the Netherlands.De Jong immigrated to the United States with his family in 1914 He attended Dutch Calvinist secondary schools and Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and entered the University of Chicago, but left without graduating.He held various jobs during the Great Depression, and it was at the suggestion of a local librarian that he began writing children s books His first book The Big Goose and the Little White Duck was published in 1938.He wrote several books before joining the U.S Army Air Corps during World War II, serving in China After the war he resumed writing, and for several years resided in Mexico He returned for a time to Michigan After settling in North Carolina, he returned to Michigan for the final years of his life.


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    1. A charming children's chapter book, with the quaint reminder of what life was like when kids were given a stick and sent out to play, versus handed a computer.




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