In 1968, a girl named Lisa fell in love with a little brown bear wearing green overalls with one button missing, and thousands of readers followed suit, making Corduroy one of the best-loved children's books of all time.
Now, forty years later, Viking proudly celebrates Don Freeman's classic with a very special anniversary edition.
With an extra-large trim size and special features including an embossed cover and four bonus spreads of never-before-seen materials, this handsome volume is a must-have for any Corduroy fan.
Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers — the very symbol of industrial America.
But with progress come new machines, and soon the inseparable duo are out of work.
Mike believes that Mary Anne can dig as much in a day as one hundred men can dig in a week, and the two have one last chance to prove it and save Mary Anne from the scrap heap.
The story is of a little girl Sal and her mother as they go out into the country to pick blueberries for winter, and a bear and his mother as they go to eat berries for winter from the other side of the same hill.
Set in a small town in Maine this picture book piece uses a single dark blue color and block printing for the illustrations.
For all those who love love love the irrepressible 6-year-old resident of New York City’s haughty Plaza Hotel, and shining star of Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight’s classic Eloise, the ultimate joy is to see four favorite titles collected in one enormous volume: Eloise: The Ultimate Edition.
Sit back and watch as our heroine braids Skipperdee the turtle’s ears, brushes her teeth with pear lemonade in Moscow, absolutely goes wild in Paris, and jingles around her lobby at Christmastime, tying tassels on the thermostat.
Originally published in 1922, the classic story of a toy rabbit who loves a boy so much he eventually becomes real has charmed children — and adults — for nearly a century.
This heirloom edition, containing Margery Williams’ original text paired with gorgeous paintings by award-winning illustrator Charles Santore, is sure to be treasured by families for many years to come.
Rosie the hen leaves the chicken coop and sets out for a little walk.
Right behind her is the fox, slyly trying to catch up with her.
Rosie’s walk is quiet, uneventful and eventually leads her back to the coop, blissfully unaware of the fox’s travails as he tries — unsuccessfully — to navigate the obstacle course that Rosie has led him through.