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What Does Baby See

What Does Baby See
Part of my Rand McNally Junior Elf book collection. The book has adorable endpapers and interior illustrations (even cuter than the cover art), but seems a bit fragile to be forced flat inside the scanner.

Published 1962; illustrated by Dorothy Grider.
Added on November 11, 2007

Step by Step piano

Step by Step piano
I found this book at a thrift store yesterday. Yippy! Couldn't find a copyright date. Illustrators were G & D Hauman, who illustrated a lot of music books in the 1940s and 50s. Each musical number has a cute little black & white line illustration.
Added on October 21, 2007

Rhythm Fun

Rhythm Fun
c. 1944, Pioneer Music Press, Salt Lake City, Utah. Music and lyrics by Moiselle Renstrom, a much loved music educator who traveled from school to school teaching music to Kindergartners. I found this darling book at a thrift store yesterday. Oh happy da…
Added on October 21, 2007

Tommy and Bobby Bunny arrive for their check-ups

Tommy and Bobby Bunny arrive for their check-ups
from "Tommy Visits the Doctor", illustrated by Richard Scarry, c. 1962 (I have a 1969 reprint).
Added on September 14, 2007

Play Street

Play Street
Illustrated by Joan Esley, c. Golden Press, 1962
Added on September 14, 2007

Play Street cowboy

Play Street cowboy
Illustrated by Joan Esley, c. Golden Press, 1962
Added on September 14, 2007