Duffy and the Devil

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Duffy and the Devil
CM duffy and devil.jpg
Front cover with Caldecott Medal seal
Author Harve Zemach
Illustrator Margot Zemach
Country United States
Genre Children's picture book
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date
ISBN 0-374-31887-5
OCLC 724018
LC Class PZ8.1.Z38 Du3[1]

Duffy and the Devil (1973) is a book by Margot Zemach and her husband Harvey Fichstrom (as Harve Zemach). In 1974 it was a finalist for the National Book Award, Children's Literature[2] and winner of the Caldecott Medal for illustration[3]

The U.S. Library of Congress credits "a Cornish tale retold by Harve Zemach" and a British edition was published by Kestrel Books in 1974, which catalogs with the full title Duffy and the Devil: a Cornish tale retold.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Duffy and the devil"[permanent dead link]. LC Online Catalog. Library of Congress (lccn.loc.gov).
      "Duffy and the devil: a Cornish tale retold"[permanent dead link] (UK edition). LC Online Catalog. Retrieved 2015-12-13.
  2. ^ "National Book Awards – 1974". National Book Foundation. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  3. ^ "Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 – Present". Association for Library Service to Children. American Library Association (ala.org/alsc). Retrieved 2009-05-27.
Preceded by
The Funny Little Woman
Caldecott Medal recipient
Succeeded by
Arrow to the Sun