Hilda Van Stockum
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Hilda Van Stockum

Hilda van Stockum (1908-2006) was an internationally noted author and illustrator of such classic children's books as A Day on Skates for which she took Newbery honors. Ms. van Stockum also wrote books for young adults including one of her best known works, The Winged Watchman, which was named a "Notable Book" by the American Library Association and received the Brotherhood Award of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Ms. van Stockum was known for her warm and vivid, but realistic depictions of family life, often in the face of difficulty or danger. Ms. van Stockum wrote and/or illustrated more than thirty books during her lifetime. Several of these have recently been republished by her Estate under the Boissevain Books imprint. These include Patsy and the Pup, Penengro, Little Old Bear, Kersti and Saint Nicholas, and King Oberon's Forest.

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    • The Winged Watchman

    • By: Hilda van Stockum
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    This acclaimed story of World War II is rich in suspense, characterization, plot, and spiritual truth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful story w/ excellent narration

    • By Seagreenaz on 07-04-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Five for Victory

    • The Mitchells, Book 1
    • By: Hilda Van Stockum
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    In the first of three books about their adventures, Daddy has just gone off to World War II....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Kindle Customer on 03-24-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Friendly Gables

    • Mitchells Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Hilda Van Stockum
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    It is two years after the events in Canadian Summer. The Mitchells are settled in their new home, and twins have just been added to the family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Story. Great Narration.

    • By Clara on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Cottage at Bantry Bay

    • By: Hilda Van Stockum
    • Narrated by: Valerie Gilbert
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This book, written in 1938, offers a vivid picture of an Ireland that has all but disappeared. The O'Sullivan family invite the reader to share their many homely adventures....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun tales of a 1930s Irish family

    • By DabOfDarkness on 02-22-15

    Regular price: $14.95

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