The Gammage Cup

by Carol Kendall, Erik Blegvad and Tim and Greg Hildebrandt

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152024932
  • ISBN-10: 015202493X
  • Pages: 304
  • Publication Date: 02/28/2000
  • Carton Quantity: 48

About the book

Carol Kendall's witty, epic tales about the race of people called the Minnipins are now available as Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classics. Now a new generation of readers can thrill to the adventures of the tiny folk who become mighty heroes. The original interior illustrations by Erik Blegvad and Imero Gobbato have been retained, but vibrant new cover art by beloved illustrators Tim and Greg Hildebrandt gives the books a new look for a new audience.

About the author
Carol Kendall

Carol Kendall (1917–2012) was born in in Bucyrus, Ohio, and lived much of her life there. She was the author of more than half a dozen much-loved novels for young readers, including The Gammage Cup, a Newbury Honor book, and its sequel, The Whisper of Glocken.


This highly creative fantasy [has] an almost inexhaustible variety of reading pleasures: plot surprises, humor, fascinating characters, richness of ideas, and delight in words.—The Horn Book

"Highly imaginative, amusing and thought-provoking."—The New York Times Book Review