"The Wonder Gift Book For Children" was a compilation of stories, poetry and illustrations gathered by Odhams Press Limited in London and copyrighted 1947. Contributors include, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, H.G. Wells, Percy Westerman and many more. Each story is illustrated by various artists. Artists include Tony Gilbert, Florence Macfarlane and Maben to name a few. The dust jacket reads, "Chidlren of all ages will find something of interest in this book. There are stories of a widely varying nature, from such famous authors as E.M. Delafield, Eleanor Farjeon....To these have been added suitable poems by Liaire Belloc, Rudyard Kipling..."
The book is in good vintage condition complete with its dust jacket. The dust jacket is in fair condition with some significant tears at the spine and edges. The book itself has green cloth covers with an embossed design of a cottage on the front. The endpapers are colorfully illustrated. The pages are clean and the binding is tight.
A fun children's book for the young and young at heart.