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Virginia Lee Burton

Virginia Lee Burton, writer, illustrator.


  • Burton, Virginia Lee was born on August 30, 1909 in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, California School Fine Arts. Student, Boston Museum.


    • Sketcher music, dance and theater sections Boston Transcript.


    • The Little House 70th Anniversary Edition with CD
    • Over seventy years ago, Virginia Lee Burton built the Little House way out in the country, and since then generations of readers have been enchanted by the story of this happy home and her journey from bucolic hill and the pleasures of nature to the bustling city, and back again.


    • Married George Demetrios, 1931. 2 children.
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    Died 1968
    (aged 58)