|aMiss Hickory /|cby Carolyn Sherwin Bailey ; with lithographs by Ruth Gannett.
|aNew York :|bPuffin Books,|c1977.
|a120 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aPuffin Newbery library
|aCrow makes a call -- Moon before snowfall -- Up McIntosh lane -- Squirrel finds a live nut -- Miss Hickory' good deed -- Barn news -- Runaway fawn -- Wild-heifer's supper party -- Now Christmas comes -- Ground hog sees his shadow -- Miss Hickory takes to the air -- Bull frog loses his clothes -- Homeless again -- Squirrel takes revenge -- Anything can happen.
|aRelates the adventures of a country doll made of an apple-wood twig with a hickory nut for a head.
A Newbery Award winner Most dolls lead a comfortable but unadventurous life. This was true of Miss Hickory until the fateful day that her owner, Ann, moves from her New Hampshire home to attend school in Boston--leaving Miss Hickory behind. For a small doll whose body is an apple-wood twig and whose head is a hickory nut, the prospect of spending a New Hampshire winter alone is frightening indeed. In this classic modern day fairy tale, what's a doll to do?