Seredy, Kate. Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. 1st Printing. First edition first printing large octavo hardback illustrated in black and white 96 pp. Very Good condition turquoise cloth with white titles and decoration No dust jacket. Prize inscription on first page.
Good. Octavo. Hardcover Cloth. 1959. Text in English 96 pp. Lacking dust jacket. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. Interior text pages and illustrations are clean throughout. Binding is solid. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 96 pp. Very good, in a very good price clipped jacket. Book has bumped corners and spine ends. Gift inscription to prior owner on front pastedown. Jacket has a touch of edge wear, a sunned spine, tears, and creases. Spine head has small chips.
As the young boy visits his aunt in the country, he realizes that the large nearby tree is filled with life from the small insects to the animals and birds. It is a built quite similar to the tenament house where his own family lives in the city. The boy's aunt is an artist and they play many games and the boy learns how to relate the inhabitants of the tree to the inhabitants of his own apartment building. The ending of the story is nice too. The illustrations are breathtaking.
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