Very Good. 1967 Hardcover First Printing col. illus. [46 p. ] Former Library book. The king and the queen and their growing entourage return each morning to a tenement street until the little boy they have come to visit is home to greet them. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Publishers Weekly, 2003-08-18 In this charming story, first published in 1967, a queen and prince call on a city-dwelling boy one Monday morning, but as he tells readers, "I wasn't home." Finally on Sunday the boy is there to receive his royal guests. Brightly hued regal clothing brightens cross-hatched drawings of an urban landscape. Ages 3-6. (Aug.) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
Publishers Weekly, 1987-06-27 A queen and a prince come to visit a small boy one Monday morning, but as he tells readers, ``I wasn't home.'' They return with the king on Tuesday, but ``I wasn't home.'' Every day they check to see if the little boy is in, always with someone new in tow, until Sunday, when they come with a king, a knight, a royal guard, cook, barber, jester and a little dog. This time, the little boy is home to entertain his royal guests. (4-8)
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