Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, 1946 First Edition, First Printing. Written by Margaret Wise Brown under the pseudonym Golden MacDonald. Recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1947. In the publisher's cloth-backed pictorial boards, clean with light wear along bottom edge. Dust-jacket is rubbed at folds, top edge of rear panel is worn with 1/2 inch chip and 2 small tears with tape repair on verso, in mylar sleeve. Original $2.50 price intact on flap. Interior is clean and unmarked. Un-paginated. Binding is square and solid. This is the true first edition, lacking the Caldecott Medal sticker on the front panel of the dust jacket.
(Inventory #: 004621)
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