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The House That Grew Smaller


Author(s):Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s):Robert Lawson
Publisher(s): The Century Co.
Scholastic-St. Nicholas Corporation
Year Published: 1931
Type: Periodicals
Genre: American
Fantasy – American
Fiction - short story
Age Range: Ages 5-7: Early Reader Books
Pages: 5
OCLC: 50061964


The story of a falling-down house that finds new life by growing smaller. Robert Lawson did the illustrations. The story appeared in St. Nicholas magazine, Volume LVIII, September 1931, page 764. The story falls short of the author's previous work The Velveteen Rabbit. When published in book form by The Macmillan Company in 1931 the illustrations were by Rachel Field.