The Peppermint Family 

Illustrated by Clement Hurd.

New York:Harper & Brothers, 1950;

Price on DJ 1.75

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1950. Title The Peppermint family / by Margaret Wise Brown; pictures by Clement Hurd.
Published New York : Harper & Brothers, c1950.
Description [32] p. : ill. (part col.) 18 x 21 cm.


The Polite Penguin * 

pictures by H. A. Rey.

Published New York : Harper & Bros., c1941.

Price on DJ 1.75

Description 31 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

Polite Penguin -- 9 5/8" x 10 3/8" has the title and author embossed in black paint on the green cover but no picture.

A raccoon tries to teach his little penguin manners, only to find that the penguin’s courteous new manners don’t always fit the circumstances.


The Poodle and the Sheep 

Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. 

NewYork: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1941. 

Price on DJ 1.50

The poodle and the sheep / by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Leonard Weisgard.
Edition 1st ed.

Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 18 x 24 cm.

The poodle loved to chase sheep until the sheriff caught him and put him in dog jail which had everything a dog doesn’t like.

Poodle and the Sheep --9" x 6 3/4" library binding in a kind of sea-green color with one of those overall prints they used to use sometimes in an kind of handdrawn sort of geometric pattern in burgundy.


A Pussycat's Christmas 

illustrated by Helen Stone.

New York: T. Y. Crowell, 1949. 

Price on DJ 1.50

1st Yellow cloth, sq 12mo 32 pgs

Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1949. Hard Cover.


A Pussycat's Christmas 

second edition 

reillustrated by Anne Mortimer

HarperCollins October 30, 1994 Juvenile Fiction 

-- School Library Journal. There are certain sounds-the rustle of tissue paper, the melody of a Christmas carol-and certain sights-the light of a fireplace fire, the sparkle of Christmas ornaments-that signal the coming of Christmas. To Pussycat, the essence of Christmas is made up of all of these sensations, which capture the mystery and beauty of this favorite holiday. Margaret Wise Brown's affectionate text, first published in 1949, has been in a glowing new edition, perfect for cat lovers and Christmastime revelers to enjoy for many Christmases to come. An Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild 32 8.9 x 8.8 x 0.3 inches

Joyeux Noël Petit Chat ! 

French Edition 

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