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Marcia Brown is an eminent talent in the children's book world. She has twice won the Caldecott Medal (for Cinderella and Once a Mouse...), and five of her books have been Caldecott Honor books: Stone Soup, Henry -- Fisherman, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Puss in Boots, and The Steadfast Tin Soldier. She was awarded the Regina Medal in 1977 by the Catholic Library Association, and has twice been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: French poetry, Shadows Poetry, Africa Poetry