New York: Doubleday & Company, (1946), early printing; black cloth backed over paper boards with island in the ocean, illustrated endpapers, in jacket with medal identical to boards clipped but Little Lost Lamb on back flap priced at $2; 10.25x8. Picture Book hardback.
The quiet, interesting story of the growth of an island. Intense colours in this early edition. Caldecott Medal.
CONDITION: Good in Good Minus jacket; later name, rubbed edges, bumped extremities; in edgeworn jacket with very rubbed edges, wear to spine, many long tears, ball point scribbles on boat sail, gilt layer of medal pulled off. Item #15867