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Carolyn Sherwin Bailey was born in 1875, in Hoosick Falls, NY. She later lived in Temple, Hew Hampshire, and NH would become the setting of several of her children's books.

Bailey is also cited as a playwright, but it appears her plays have all gone out of print.

The Carolyn Sherwin Bailey Collection, a "unique storehouse of children's literature," is housed in the Rare Book Room of the Hilton C. Buley Library of Southern Connecticut State University, in New Haven.

Bailey died in 1961.


Boys and Girls of Colonial Days

For the Children's Hour

For the Story Teller: Story Telling and Stories to Tell

The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings

Miss Hickory   (1947 Newbery Award)

Stories for Every Holiday

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