A Day on Skates

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A Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic is a children's novel by Hilda van Stockum. The novel, illustrated by the author, was first published in 1934 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1935.[1]

When winter finally brings snow and ice to their Friesland village, nine-year-old twins Evert and Afke and their classmates are delighted when their teacher announces that the class is going on an all-day ice skating picnic.

A public domain online edition of A Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic, a 1935 Newbery Honor Book, is available at A Celebration of Women Writers.

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  1. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 

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