Donald Hall; illustrated by Barbara Cooney
18th century rural
family uses an ox-cart to carry products to the market, where
they sell them to make money for what they need to buy. Cooney's
charming folk art illustrations depict seasonal changes and early
American rural life, making this a nice title to use when talking to
young children about early American history.
in the 19th century
(rural New England)
& Rating Caldecott
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Customer Rating: (34 reviews)
are sample spreads from inside Ox-Cart Man. We love the folk art
style illustrations! Very fitting for the topic. This first
sample spread should give you an idea of how much text is on each page.