New York: Viking, 1965.
1st Edition. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Within the book, lovingly dedicated to husband, writer and naturalist Henry Beston "To Henry, the classicist of the family, with my love." A fine copy in the publisher's illustrated boards, black titles to the spine in a lovely pc. pictorial dust wrapper. Black and white line drawings by Robin Jacques. 8vo. 77 pp.
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ELIZABETH COATSWORTH was an American writer of fiction and poetry for children and adults. She won the 1931 Newbery Medal from the American Library Association, an award recognizing The Cat Who Went to Heaven as the previous year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." A prolific writer whose publications spanned more than fifty years, she produced over ninety books of fiction and poetry for children. She also wrote numerous adult novels, books of verse, and works about Maine, and edited a volume of her husband’s writings. (She married writer and naturalist Henry Beston in 1929.).
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