If you don't know who Tasha Tudor is, then this is the book for you. Tasha Tudor, one of America's premier illustrators lives a simple on her land in Vermont. She is known for her beautiful illustrations of children, wildlife and especially Corgi dogs. This first edition book of poetry, entitled, "First Poems Of Childhood" has all the things that make this amazing artist so well loved -- delightful pictures of children, animals and the out of doors.
"First Poems of Childhood", was published by Platt & Munk and copyrighted in 1967.
Baby by George MacDonald
The Hayloft by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thanksgiving Day by Lydia Maria Child
A Visit From St. Nicholas by Clement C Moore
....and many others.
Each poem is richly illustrated. Most of the illustrations are in color but there are a few pencil sketches in black and white scattered throughout this sweet poetry book.
This 45 page book is complete with its dust jacket. The dust jacket is in fair/good condition with some tearing along the top and bottom of the spine and a chip on the top right corner. There is some tearing along the back of the jacket and the price has been clipped inside the front cover as well (see photos). The inside of the book is beautiful. The pages are clean, the colors are bright and the binding is tight.
This vintage kids poetry book measures 8 inches by 7 1/2 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A sweet and highly collectible book for any juvenile literature collection of to introduce poetry to your young ones.
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