Hilltown Families


With over 140 children’s books published to her name, here are 12 books by Demi to celebrate Chinese New Year!

Early childhood teachers from the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School have created an original story book, “The Hollyhock Dream,” about a girl and her little brother who venture through the forest in search of the flower their mother dreams will make her well. The fairy tale debuted as a puppet play this past fall and teachers will perform it again for the community at Mason Library in Great Barrington, Saturday morning, March 15…

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick Revealed More than twenty-five years ago, writer and illustrator, Chris Van Allsburg, introduced readers to the strange and mysterious drawings of Harris Burdick. The picture book titled, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, published by Houghton Mifflin in 1984, opens with a short tale about a curious meeting between Peter Wenders and Harris Burdick. While working in his office one day, Wenders, who worked for a book publisher,… Read More

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