Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 5

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 5

Item Info

Item No: burt00199
Title: Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 5
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Pen and ink on paper

"Prologue Scene 3 - Our earth and our moon -

Millions and billions of years ago the astronomers tell us that our moon broke away from the earth and started to circle around us - (28 days?) and as the earth went around the sun once a year and the moon went around the earth about once a month the earth turned round on its axis [about] once each day (24 hours) (and our Galaxy goes around and round and round we go."

Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection

Page 4 is blank.

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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