Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1931, 1st sd; deep orange cloth spine pale orange paper boards with little doll on a rocking horse in dark teal; black and white checkered endpapers with little drawings in diagonal rows; in orange, teal, yellow, and black jacket with small child figures busy playing or studying or helping out, on back a book list; oblong 7.5x9; np. Picture Book hardback.
A doll relates the events of her day with "Mother", hour by hour, in verse with the text and decorated capital on one side and a bold black deco illustration with orange and teal details. Between each verse is a spread with a cuckoo clock on one side and a large drawing of the coming poem on the other. A very charming period piece, designed with care.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Good Minus jacket; no names, but tiny decorative date on title page; straight with very clean and bright pale boards and spine, tiny corner tips worn through; in clipped jacket edgeworn all around and with two 5/8" closed tears and one 2.5" flap fold tear, front flap reattached with archival tape thus grade, little loss of paper. Item #19852