75 Years of Little Golden Books: 1942-2017: A Commemorative Set of 12 Best-Loved Books (Hardcover)
The perfect gift: A gorgeous boxed edition of Little Golden Books loved by generations!
This beautiful, celebratory boxed set of twelve iconic Little Golden Books honors Golden Books’ 75th anniversary in 2017. Gold foil and beautiful cloth adorn this special package containing the following titles: The Poky Little Puppy, I Can Fly, The Sailor Dog, Scuffy the Tugboat, Wonders of Nature, The Three Bears, A Day at the Seashore, The Blue Book of Fairy Tales, I’m a Truck, I Am a Bunny, The Whispering Rabbit, and Katie the Kitten, a newly reissued 1949 title.
The collection features a broad range of favorite stories and characters published from 1942 (the launch of Little Golden Books) to the present day, by creators such as Richard Scarry, Goodnight Moon author Margaret Wise Brown, and Caldecott Medalist illustrators Alice and Martin Provensen. It features the bestselling picture book of all time, The Poky Little Puppy, as well as a newly illustrated favorite, The Whispering Rabbit. There's also a poster inside, highlighting the history of Golden Books. This is a perfect gift for a special someone, to be cherished always.
About the Author
MARGARET WISE BROWN, best known as the author of Goodnight Moon, wrote many bestselling Golden Books, including The Golden Egg Book, Home for a Bunny, and The Color Kittens. KATHRYN JACKSON penned hundreds of lively, witty stories for Golden Books, including Tawny Scrawny Lion and Nurse Nancy.
RICHARD SCARRY, one of the best-loved children’s book creators ever, began his career in the late 1940s at Golden Books. His 1963 book I Am a Bunny is an icon. ELOISE WILKIN is known for her beautiful paintings of cherubic children and scenes of nature in the dozens of Golden Books she illustrated over decades. Caldecott Medalists ALICE AND MARTIN PROVENSEN began to illustrate books together in the mid-1940s, many of them for Golden Books, including The Fuzzy Duckling and The Color Kittens. GARTH WILLIAMS brought to life some of the best-loved children’s books of the twentieth century, including Charlotte’s Web and the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. BOB STAAKE is the creator of many books for children, including Bluebird; The Red Lemon, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book; and The Donut Chef. Learn more about Bob Staake at bobstaake.com.