Ox-Cart Man 

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19th century rural life in New England is portrayed beautifully in Ox-Cart Man. With charming and realistic art and easy to read text, children get a glimpse into the past when everything was done by the hands of the entire family.

Illustrator Barbara Cooney won her second Caldecott Medal for this book in 1980. Ms. Cooney’s first Caldecott Medal was for Chanticleer and the Fox; she is also the author of the beautifully illustrated Miss Rumphius as well as almost 100 other children’s books.

Author Donald Hall
Illustrator Barbara Cooney
For Ages 2 to 5 years
Pages 40 pages
Format Paperback
Awards Caldecott Medal

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