Katy and the Big Snow
Designer: Cape Ann Museum Shop
Children's book authored and illustrated by Folly Cove Founder Virginia Lee Burton.
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Copyright renewed 1971 (originally published 1943).
Hardcover, 22 pages (also available in paperback)
Katy is a tractor working for the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis (which is really Gloucester!). Follow Katy through the downtown of Gloucester with Virginia Lee Burton’s wonderful illustrations. Katy plows past City Hall, the Sawyer Library, the School Street Fire Station and many other notable landmarks downtown, and saves the day in one of the biggest snowstorms of the winte