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Books from the 1920s
(Sorted by copyright date/time period of illustrations. Click on image to see sample pages)
* Newbery Honor Book




  

Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe
Retold in Shorter Form
 for the Child
With Profuse Illustrations

c. 1922
Saalfield Publishing Co 

 

 

Coming Soon
Mother Goose
 Rhymes
Edited by Watty Piper
Illustrations by Eulalie
 and Lois Lenski

c.1922, 1927, 1931, 1032
The Platt & Munk Co.
                                                                  

 

The Adventures of
Bunny Bob-Tail

by Ruth Irma Low
Illustrated by Les Stout

c. 1922
Small, Maynard & Company


 

Busy Days with
Bobby and Betty
by Edith M Kovar
Pictures by
Rhoda Chase

c. 1923 (illustrations)
c. 1928 (Text)
Whitman Publishing Co.
Apparent First edition
(inscription dated Nov. 16-28)

ABC Book
Designed and cut on wood
 by C B Falls

c. 1923
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
paperback, edition uncertain


 

 

A Child's Book
 of Myths
 Retold and Pictured 
by Margaret Evans Price

c. 1924 
Rand McNally & Co.

 


Puss in Boots
and Other Fairy Tales
Including The Goose Girl, 
Snowdrop, Blanch and Rosalinda, 
The Three Soldiers, The Little 
Tin Soldier, The Ugly Duckling, 
and The Yellow Dwarf
"Illustrated"

c.1925?
Book is undated, but inscribed 
"From Frances Christmas 1925"
McLoughlin Bro's., Inc.

Little Pictures 
of Japan
Translated by 
Olive Beaupre Miller
Pictures by Katharine Sturges

c. 1925
The Book House for Children
29th printing, 1952

 

My Book of 
Animal Friends
In Three Parts:
Billy Bunter 
Written and Illustrated 
by Harry Bird
Molly the Mule and
Spark on the Farm
 by Rosalie G. Mendel

c.1925
Whitman Publishing

 

Burgess 
Animal Paint Book
Illustrated 
by Harrison Cady

c. 1925
Saalfield Publishing Co.

 

 

Coming Soon
The Jumbo 
Story Book
A Collection of Stories
 Children Like Best
by Lillian Sturges

c.1926
Saalfield Publishing Co.

Clever Bill
by William Nicholson

c.1926
1977 Farrar, Straus
 and Giroux edition



 

 Tales Told in Holland
Translated by 
Olive Beaupre Miller
Illustrated by 
Maud and Miska Petersham

c. 1926
The Book House for Children
29th printing, 1952

 

Coming Soon
The Tarzan Twins
by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Illustrated by Douglas Grant

c. 1927
The P. F. Volland Co.

 

 


 


The Story of the
Three Bears
by Berta and Elmer Hader

Illustrations c. 1927
1990 edition 
by Wieser & Wieser

 

 Nursery Friends
 From France
Translated by 
Olive Beaupre Miller
Illustrated by 
Maud and Miska Petersham

c. 1927
The Book House for Children
29th printing, 1952

Tootleoo Two
by Bernard Darwin &
 Elinor Darwin

c. 1927
The Nonesuch Press

 

 

Coming Soon
Stories Children Love
Edited by Watty Piper
Illustrated by Lois Lenski, 
Eulalie and Eliazbeth Colborne

 c. 1927, 1932, 1933,  (Illus.)
Platt & Munk Co.

 

Coming Soon
Chicken Little and
the Little Half Chick
by Berta and Elmer Hader

Illustrations c. 1927
1990 edition 
by Wieser & Wieser

 

 

The Dinky 
Ducklings
by Lang Campbell

c. 1928
The P. F. Volland Co.
Apparent First Edition

 

* Millions of Cats
by Wanda Gag

c. 1928 
Coward-McCann, Inc.
renewal 1956 
by Robert Janssen

Scholastic paperback edition

Coming Soon
A Child's Garden
 of Verses
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrated by Eulalie

c. 1929 (illus.)
Platt and Munk Co. Inc.

The Birds' 
Christmas Carol
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
With illustrations by
 Helen Mason Grose

c. 1929 (illust.)
c. 1886 (text)
Rand McNally & Co.

Twilight Tales
by Patten Beard
Pictures by
 Ruth Caroline Eger

c. 1929
Rand McNally & Co.

 

 

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