(New York): Harper & Brothers, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Narrow quarto; pp; (30); beautifully illustrated in color, (9 plates) and black and white by Marc Simont; quarter black cloth and color pictorial paper covered boards; Some edge wear, a small blemish to the lower rear board, yet a solid clean copy;. Very good. Item #19271
First Printing published by Harper & Brothers and NOT Harper & Row. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words Harper & Brothers printed on the title page and NOT Harper & Row found on later editions. Winner of the 1957 Caldecott award.