New York: Viking Press, 1938, 1st printing, "first published September 1938"; plaid paper boards with yellow cloth spine and picture of Wee Gillis in center, in jacket identical to boards, no medal; 7.25 x 10.25"; np. Picture Book hardback.
Wee Gillis learns how to stay very still from his Highland relatives and to yell very loud from his Lowland relatives. But when he plays a stranger's bagpipe, he knows how he himself will live. Behind the comedy, Leaf addresses a question central to older children. Caldecott Honor.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus with Very Good jacket; no names, tight and clean, very bright spine and boards, appears unread, some light rubs to white on bottom edge; in crisp, lightly toned jacket with 1" and 3/4" closed tears, tiny corner chips; unclipped 1.50 (Ferdinand on the back flap is 1.00). Item #16737