Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik & Maurice Sendak [FIRST EDITION] 1957
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik / illustrated by Maurice Sendak [LITTLE BEAR #1]
FIRST EDITION  HARPER & ROW
Later printing. Vintage hardcover sans dust jacket in very good reading condition.Cover has some visible wear and some faint spotting. Tightly bound with clean unmarked page.
Enter the world of Little Bear. Children will be entranced by Little Bear's trip to the moon, his birthday party, and his wishes and adventures.
This is the first of the five classic books about Little Bear, introducing the funny and strikingly childlike bear cub and his friends. The combination of Else Holmelund Minarik's simple, yet eloquent, stories and Maurice Sendak's warm, tender illustrations have made this beloved character an enduring favorite among beginning readers.