Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 1

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 1

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Item No: burt00196
Title: Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 1
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Graphite and pen and ink on paper

"Prologue - Scene 1 - Our Galaxy - 'The Milky Way'

Eons and eons and eons ago - no one really knows the beginning or the end of this story - The astronomers tell us about the starts - how many - how far away and their positions and movements sizes. Our Galaxy 'The Milkway' is made up of billions and billions of stars - our Sun is one of these - it is not the biggest - nor is it the smallest - it is just a medium size star - but for us it is the best because without our sun there would be no life.

The Universe

Galaxies - millions of stars, big, little, medium

Time - ? Place - Milky Way

Action - in space - before time as we count it - no life."

Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection
Provenance: Gift of Virginia Lee Burton, 1968.


Virginia Lee Burton, Life Story (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1962).

Creation Year (Single Year or Earliest Date): 1962
Image Dimensions Width: 28 cm
Call Number: BURT GREEN 1
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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