Virginia Lee Burton


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in Newton Center, Massachusetts, The United States
August 30, 1909

Died
October 15, 1968

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Virginia Lee Burton was an American illustrator and children's book author. Burton produced seven self-illustrated children's books. She married Boston Museum school sculptor, George Demetrios, with whom she had two sons and lived in Folly Cove, Gloucester. She died at 59.

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4.08 avg rating — 215 ratings — published 1941 — 2 editions
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“Day followed day, each one a little different from the one before...but the little house stayed just the same.”
Virginia Lee Burton, The Little House

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