"SCAMPER The Bunny Who Went To The White House" was written by Anna Roosevelt Dall, daughter of President Franklin D Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. The book is illustrated by Marjorie Flack. This RARE first edition childrens book tells the adventures of Scamper, the bunny who among other adventures rolls Easter eggs on the White House lawn, tours the historical sites of Washington D.C. and sneaks into a party at the White House. Full color, double-spread illustrations tell the visual story as well as black and white illustrations dotted throughout the book.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall Boettiger Halsted (May 3, 1906 – December 1, 1975) was an American writer who worked as a newspaper editor, and in public relations. She was the daughter of the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt and assisted him in social and administrative duties at the White House.
This hard cover book features green cloth covers with black titles and illustration. Published by The Macmillan Company, it was copyrighted in 1934. This wonderful, hard-to-find vintage book is in good condition. The cover has some spotting and bumping at the corners and spine. The inside pages are very minimally yellowed. There is a dedication written in ink on the inside front cover page.
An amazing, historical and wonderful children's book that tells the story of life in the White House from a child's perspective and sure to be a treasure in any childrens' book collection.
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