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Kate Seredy

Author,Illustrator,Translator

(1899 - 1975)

Kate Seredy

Kate Seredy (1899–1975) was a Hungarian-born writer and illustrator of children’s books. She won the Newbery Medal once, the Newbery Honor twice, the Caldecott Medal once, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Most of her books were written in English, which was not her first language.



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Little Vic (1951)

The story of Little Vic, grandson of Man ’o War, and his jockey, Jonathan “Pony” Rivers.

Author(s): Doris Gates
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Living Together at Home and at School (1944)

A geography book for the elementary grades.

Author(s): W. W. Charters
Prudence Cutright
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Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Mademoiselle Misfortune (1936)

Alice Moreau tours France as companion to old Miss Weatherwax.

Author(s): Carol Ryrie Brink
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Mary Montgomery, Rebel (1948)

A fictionalized biography of a southern girl at the time of the Civil War.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Michel’s Island (1940)

Michel Jarnac, son of a French voyageur and grandson of an Indian chief, lives on Mackinac Island in the early 1800’s.

Author(s): Mabel L. Hunt
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Modern English Book Two, Parts I and II (1932)

An elementary school grammar book that contains a large number of Kate Seredy’s best pen and ink illustrations.

Author(s): Ida Catherine Bender
Henry Pendexter Emerson
Blanche Jennings Thompson
Et al
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy
Et al

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Mountain Gateways (1933)

An elementary school reader.

Author(s): Wilhelmina Harper
Allen Partridge Hollis
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Oldest Story: The Story of the Bible for Young People (1943)

Familiar bible stories for children.

Author(s): Blanche Jennings Thompson
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Open Gate (1943)

When Mr. Preston makes a bid on a farm, he doesn’t know what he is getting into, but his family is happy he did.

Author(s): Kate Seredy
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Other People’s Houses (1939)

A young woman strikes out on her own in the big city.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Pathfinder: Readings from Modern Literature (1930)

An elementary school reader.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Paths and Pathfinders (1946)

The Guidebook edition includes material for teachers as well as the actual elementary school reader. There was also a Cathedral edition.

Author(s): William S. Gray
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Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Philomena (1955)

When her Babushka dies, Philomena goes to Prague to find her aunt.

Author(s): Kate Seredy
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Pilgrim Kate (1949)

A young woman in England decides to join the Puritans when they depart for Holland.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Prince Commands (1934)

This first novel by Andre Norton is a Ruritanian adventure. The writing lacks polish.

Author(s): Andre Norton
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Selfish Giant and Other Stories (1935)

Six literary fairy tales, including The Magic Fishbone and Perez the Mouse.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Oscar Wilde
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Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Singing Tree (1939)

Jancsi and Kate must manage the ranch when the Good Master is called up to fight in World War I.

Read online at archive.org. 

Author(s): Kate Seredy
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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