Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1981, stated 1st printing; yellow gingham trade binding with full front cover photo of Edith sitting on the grass and sheltering her little duckling, white endpapers with the grown up duckling flying away, in jacket identical to boards; 8.75x12.25; np. Picture Book Hardback.
Edith and Mr. Bear find an abandoned nest in the woods and hatch and raise a duckling. Edith asks Mr. Bear a little child's questions about raising a wild creature. "I didn't think he'd leave us. We're his mother," said Edith. "I don't want to watch him fly away." Darling spring pictures of a felt Lenci doll come alive, here dressed for work in her outdoor clothes.. The last of Dare Wright's Lonely Doll books and our favorite.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, tight, clean, with light bumps to extrems; in clean jacket with wear to extrems and 5 short closed margin tears to one half inch; unclipped 8.95. Item #22711