• The Little House was very happy as she sat on the hill and watched the countryside around her. She watched the sun rise in the morning and she watched the sun set in the evening. Day followed day, each one a little different from the one before . . . but the Little House stayed just the same.

    Virginia Lee Burton (2002). “Mike Mulligan and More: A Virginia Lee Burton Treasury”, p.72, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt