"Little Brown" was written by Elizabeth Upham and illustrated by Marjorie Hartwell. Published by Platt & Munk, this vintage childrens' book is a first edition and copyrighted 1942. Beautiful full color illustrations throughout as well as pink, black and white smaller illustrations. This delightful child's hardcover book has orange cloth covers with an embossed illustration and title. It is in excellent vintage condition with a tight binding and clean pages. There is a colorful bookplate on the inside of the frontispiece. The illustrated frontispiece has a small 1" tear at the bottom. The book measures 10" x 8".
A delightful book to read at story time, this book is part of the "Little Brown Bear" series that was popular with children in the 50s and 60s. As fun to read today as it was then.