The Shy Little Kitten.Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York , 1946 Stock Code: 92754
NotesFirst edition, first printing, An early title in the series and one of the most popular still today. The Little Golden Books, which sold for 25, were published by Simon and Schuster in cooperation with the Artist and Writers Guild, Inc. headed by Georges Duplaix, who had the original idea for the series. Dr. Mary Reed, a professor at the Teachers College of Columbia University, served as editor of the series.
Square octavo. Original blue-cloth backed printed pictorial boards, decorative pastedown, with the pictorial dust jacket.
All illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome by Gustaf Tenggren
An excellent copy in bright dust jacket with tiny closed tear to front top edge and mild wear to flap folds.
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