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By Boissevain Books, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 5, 2010

Hilda Van StockumHilda van Stockum (1908 – 2006) was an internationally noted author and illustrator of books for children and young adults. Her first books were published during the the 1930s, a period sometimes referred to as a “golden age” of children’s literature. Published by The Viking Press, these included A Day on Skates (1934) for which she took Newbery Honors, and The Cottage at Bantry Bay (1938), the first in a trilogy of books featuring the O’Sullivan family of Bantry Bay Ireland.