Houghton MifflinHoughton Mifflin Trade and Reference Division

Mike and Mary Anne
Virginia Lee Burton
More books

Virginia Lee Burton

Virginia Lee Burton


Early Years
Folly Cove
Aris & Mike

Virginia Lee Burton was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for The Little House, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Michael, and her husband George Demetrios, the sculptor, in a section of Gloucester, Massachusetts, called Folly Cove. Here she taught a class in design and from it emerged the Folly Cove designers, a group of internationally known professional artisans.

MIKE MULLIGAN AND HIS STEAM SHOVEL® is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Company.

Mike Mulligan Home | Trade Home
Privacy Policy | Trademark Information | Terms and Conditions of Use
Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.