New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1940, 1946, the second edition of this book, no printings are indicated; paper boards and spine with an all around illustration of children holding a floral rope and dancing through a grove of birch trees, endpapers show little children at play, in jacket identical to boards, 8x9.5"; np. Picture Book Hardback.
A sweet collection of short poems for little children, anonymous and by various children's poets. Spreads alternate between ink illustrations and full colour illustrations with coloured figures in text as well. Lively little children full of wonder.
CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; no names or other marks on book, covers and endpapers clean and bright, w rubs on bottom board and edges to white; spine tight, pages with a few light intermittent reading wrinkles and margin soil; in jacket edgeworn all around but not chipped or torn, child's name on front flap; small green crayon mark on back, unclipped 0.50. Item #19441