The Doorbell Rang (Hardcover)

By Pat Hutchins, Pat Hutchins (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, 9780688052515, 24pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 1986

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/24/2008)
Paperback (10/26/1989)
Prebound (10/26/1989)
Paperback (4/25/1994)
Prebound (10/1/1989)
Paperback (5/30/2001)
Prebound, Spanish (10/19/1994)
Library Binding (5/12/1986)
Paperback (1/1/1948)
Compact Disc (5/30/2001)
Paperback (8/1/1996)
Compact Disc (5/30/2001)
Paperback, Spanish (8/1/1996)

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Description

Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made in this beloved classic.

This enjoyable read-aloud picture book about friendship, sharing, and cookies can also be used to introduce basic math concepts to young children. "Refreshing, enjoyable, and unpredictable."—School Library Journal

Pat Hutchins is the celebrated creator of numerous award-winning books for children, including Rosie's Walk, Titch, and Don't Forget the Bacon! The Doorbell Rang was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association.



About the Author

Pat Hutchins, one of seven children, was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up in the surrounding countryside, which she still loves. At a very early age she knew that she wanted to be an artist and was encouraged by an elderly couple who would give her a chocolate bar for each picture she drew. A local art school offered her a scholarship and she studied there for three years, continuing her training at Leeds College of Art, where she specialized in illustration. Her career in the children's book field began with the highly acclaimed Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty-five picture books. She was awarded England's prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1974 for The Wind Blew. Pat Hutchins lives with her husband in London, England.



Pat Hutchins, one of seven children, was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up in the surrounding countryside, which she still loves. At a very early age she knew that she wanted to be an artist and was encouraged by an elderly couple who would give her a chocolate bar for each picture she drew. A local art school offered her a scholarship and she studied there for three years, continuing her training at Leeds College of Art, where she specialized in illustration. Her career in the children's book field began with the highly acclaimed Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty-five picture books. She was awarded England's prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1974 for The Wind Blew. Pat Hutchins lives with her husband in London, England.