New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1968, 1st printing (alternate copy rights pasted in by publisher, over Crowell's imprint stating first edition as well); grey cloth boards with koala and child, in bronze jacket with wrap-around illustration of a little girl gazing into her doll carriage; 7.9x10.2; np. Picture Book hardback.
A tender little girl learns from the care mother animals show their young and thinks about being a mother. Jacket & the title page lead to the first page: "Like a mother hen, I would wish to have many children and have them play all around me.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket; slight bump to top corner tip, in unusually lovely jacket slightly darkened on light area of spine; unclipped 3.95. Item #17479