Praha, Praze, Prague: Státní nakladatelství d?tské knihy, (SNDK) 1953 presumed 1st; yellow boards with child dreaming about a smiling chisel with two frogs beating drums; endpapers with vignettes of tools on coloured background, tan cloth spine, green title; 6.8x9.7; 43 pp. Czech language hardback.
Short verses for preschool children with touches of fantasy and subtle colour by a Czech artist who studied in Prague and in Western Europe. Lovely mottled blues and browns show the metal of the tools. Each tool has its verse: Needle, scissors, hammer, nail files, screw, plumb and spirit level, wedge, pliers, ax and saw, shovel and hoe, planer, sickle and scythe, lever, and several other simple tools.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; no names or other marks, straight, clean, very slight rubs along front spine. interior pristine. Item #22025