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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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Smiling Hill Farm (1937)

The Wayne family are early pioneers in Indiana, settling at Smiling Hill Farm in 1817.

Author(s): Miriam E. Mason
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Story Parade Red Book (1937)

A collection of 39 stories for boys and girls by noted authors, and with numerous illustrations.

Author(s): Carol Ryrie Brink
Margaret Wise Brown
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Charles Finger
Et al
Illustrator(s): Laura Bannon
Lois Lenski
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Henry C. Pitz
Kate Seredy
Et al

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Taming the Wild Grasses (1932)

An elementary school ancient history.

Author(s): Elizabeth Forbes O’Hara
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Tenement Tree (1959)

Tino spends the summer in the country with his aunt and helps her write a book about the animals he sees.

Read online at archive.org

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

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A Tree for Peter (1941)

Peter’s life is changed when he meets Peter King in shantytown

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

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We Are Neighbors (1957)

An elementary school reader.

Author(s): Virginia Lee Burton
Odille Ousley
David H. Russell
Et al
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy
Et al

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The White Stag (1937)

The legendary tale of the migration of the Huns and Magyars from the east to Hungary.

Read online at archive.org

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

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Who Is Johnny? (1939)

A black boy, born in Hungary, travels to Berlin to find his long lost brother.

Author(s): Leopold Gedo
Illustrator(s): Leopold Gedo

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Winterbound (1936)

Kay and Garry Ellis spend the winter in an old farm house, and are the better for it.

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

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With Harp and Lute (1935)

A collection of poems and songs on Catholic themes.

Read online at archive.org. 

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

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The Wonderful Year (1946)

Ellen moves with her family to a fruit farm in Colorado. The book won the Julia Ellsworth Ford Foundation Award as well as a Newbery Honor.

Read online at archive.org

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

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Yankee Yarns: Stories from the Northeastern States (1944)

A collection of short stories set in the northeast states. Includes ‘A Nantucket Picnic’ by Elizabeth Enright and ‘Ice on Horse-Killer’ by Stephen W. Meader.

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Alice Dalgliesh
Elizabeth Enright
Stephen W. Meader
Cornelia Meigs
Mabel L. Robinson
Ruth Sawyer
Kate Seredy
Et al
Illustrator(s): Nedda Walker

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Young Walter Scott (1935)

An imaginative biography of Sir Walter Scott’s youth.

Author(s): Elizabeth Janet Gray
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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