The Windy Hill

The Windy Hill

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The Windy Hill is a children's novel by Cornelia Meigs. A brother and sister learn about their own family's history in New England through a series of tales told by the Beeman. The novel, illustrated by Berta and Elmer Hader was first published in 1921 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1922. It takes place, as expected, in a lovely sea side location called Windy Hill. Its a story of two youngsters, 16 and 14 ish years old who are visiting their wealthy cousin in the country. This cousin, Jasper, seems uncharacteristically troubled about something, but is not forthcoming with the details. Oliver, the 16 year old, gets bent out of shape because his cousin Jasper wants him to meet a young lady that lives nearby named Elanor. So, to avoid this meeting he plans to walk to the train station and leave. On the way he meet this guy who is tending bees with his daughter Polly...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.59mm | 195.04g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514200481
  • 9781514200483

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101 ratings
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