Berlin: Alfred Holz Verlag 1947/1936, published under license of Soviet military administration in Germany from a limited German edition of 1936, 1st German trade edition, translated for German Children in German by Erich Weinert; gray tweed boards w. German language hardback. medium.
Round, fuzzy baby animals play at the zoo. Charushin's wonderful lithographs were redesigned by students of the lithography class at the college of fine arts in Berlin under the direction of Professor Peter Kleinschmidt so that the poems are underneath the animals. This edition does not have the free flying sparrow of the Moscow Progress Press edition.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; no names or other marks, tight, straight, spine cloth quite foxed, board margins and pages pleasantly toned. Item #22268