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The Wonderful Adventures of Little Prince Toofat

George Randolph Chester and Illustrated By Robert Lawson

Published by New York : 1922 The James A. McCann Company / Printed in the USA, A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT, 1922
Condition: Modern Reprint
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74 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent source, informative and enjoyable reading. A good book to read and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Wonderful full color plates. A very rare book indeed. About the illustrator: Robert Lawson (born October 4, 1892 in New York City – died May 27, 1957 in Westport, Connecticut) was an American artist and children's book author. He did some illustrations for The Century Magazine in 1919, and in 1922 he produced illustrations for his first book, Little Prince Too Fat. He won the Taylor Arms Prize of the Society of American Etchers in 1931, and was the first person to receive both the Newbery Medal (Rabbit Hill, 1945) and Caldecott Medal (They Were Strong and Good, 1940). Lawson was a witty and inventive author, and his children's fiction can entertain all ages. He developed the idea of a person's life expressed through the eyes of a companion animal, and realized it first in Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin By His Good Mouse Amos. Later books employed the device, which was suited to his style of illustration, to other figures, Christopher Columbus, Paul Revere, and finally Captain Kidd's Cat (1956), which he also illustrated, narrates through the medium of the aforesaid feline, McDermot, the story of the famous pirate's ill-starred voyage, revealing him in the process as a brave, upright, honest, hen-pecked man betrayed by his friends and calumniated by posterity. An Annual Conference is held in his honor in Westport. He is buried in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Other Laswon titles include: The Wee Men of Ballywooden, The House That Grew Small, From the Horn of the Moon, The Roving Lobster, The Donkey of God, Peik, The Unicorn with Silver Shoes, The Hurdy-Gurdy Man, Haven's End, Slim, The Treasure of the Isle of Mist, Betsy Ross, Francis Scott Key, Seven Beads of Wampum, Tunes and Harmonies, The Story of Ferdinand, Drums of Monmouth, . I Hear America Singing: An Anthology of Folk Poetry, The Story of Jesus for Young People, Under the Tent of the Sky, Wind of the Vikings: A Tale of the Orkney Isles, Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of To-Day, Pete the Pelican, In Secret Service: A Mystery Story of Napoleon's Court, Miranda Is a Princess: A Story of Old Spain, Swords and Statues: A Tale of Sixteenth Century Italy, The Prince and the Pauper, Mr. Popper's Penguins, A Tale of Two Cities, One Foot in Fairyland, High Tension, Wee Gillis, Ben and Me, Pilgrim's Progress, The Sword in the Stone, Just for Fun: A Collection of Stories and Verses, They Were Strong and Good, Gaily We Parade: A Collection of Poems about People, Here, There and Everywhere, I Discover Columbus, Aesop's Fables, The Story of Simpson and Sampson, Poo-Poo and the Dragons, Adam of the Road, Prince Prigio, The Crock of Gold, Watchwords of Liberty, Country Colic, Rabbit Hill, Mr. Wilmer, The Shoelace Robin, Greylock and-the Robins, At That Time, Mr. Twigg's Mistake, Robbut: A Tale of Tails, Dick Whittington and His Cat, The Fabulous Flight, Smeller Martin, Benjamin Franklin, McWhinney's Jaunt, Edward, Hoppy and Joe,Mathematics for Success, Mr. Revere and I, The Tough Winter, Captain Kidd's Cat, The Great Wheel, The Golden Horseshoe, The Little Woman Wanted Noise. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition / Replica of Orig. Bookseller Inventory # 5027713

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Title: The Wonderful Adventures of Little Prince ...

Publisher: New York : 1922 The James A. McCann Company / Printed in the USA, A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT

Publication Date: 1922

Binding: ~ SCARCE TITLE ~

Illustrator: Fully Illustrated

Book Condition: Modern Reprint

Dust Jacket Condition: Privately Published

Edition: Clean and Unmarked Text.

Book Type: A: Children's Reading Book

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