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Collecting Children’s Literature

Millions of Cats, a Newbery Honor Award winner, by Wanda Gág was first published in 1928. Courtesy of Aleph-Bet Books.

1928 Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag. NY: Coward McCann (also issued in Deluxe Edition).

1928 Willy Pogany's Mother Goose. NY: Nelson (also issued in Deluxe Edition).

1929 Pirate Twins by William Nicholson. London: Faber & Faber (also issued in Deluxe Edition).

1930 First Picture Book by Edward Steichen. NY: Harcourt Brace.

1930 Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper. NY: Platt & Munk.

1931 Adventures of Mickey Mouse Book 1 by the Disney Studios. Philadelphia: McKay.

1932 Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. NY: Harper Bros.

1933 Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff. NY: Smith & Haas. The first edition of L’Histoire De Babar was first published in Paris by Jardin Des Modes in 1931.

1933 Story about Ping by Margery Flack, illustrated by Kurt Wiese. NY: Viking.

1934 Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers. London: Gerald Howe.

1936 Giant Otto & Otto at Sea by William Pene du Bois. NY: Viking.

1936 Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf. NY: Viking.

1936 Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. London: Oxford University Press.

1937 And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel). NY: Vanguard.

1937 Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. London: George Allen & Unwin.

1937 Animals of the Bible, illustrated by Dorothy Lathrop. NY: Stokes.

1938 Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. NY: Simon & Schuster.

1938 Pumpkin Moonshine by Tasha Tudor. NY: Oxford Univ. Press.

1939 Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

1939 Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky. NY: Putnam.

1939 World Is Round by Gertrude Stein. NY: William Scott (also issued in Limited Edition).

1939 Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons (also issued in Deluxe Edition in 1940).

1940 Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt. NY: Simon & Schuster.

1940 Abraham Lincoln by Ingri & Edgar D’Aulaire. NY: Doubleday Doran.

1941 Curious George by H.A. Rey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

1941 Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey. NY: Viking.

1942 Little House by Virginia Lee Burton. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

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