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My main interest is to show the progression of the illustration styles over time. For that reason, I have sorted by the copyright date of the interior illustrations in the copy displayed, not by the number assigned the title. The number below each book indicates the number first given to that title. Further information about which printing or edition is shown, or details about changes made, are noted as known.

For a list of my books in order by the number assigned to the title, click here.          

Click on image to see sample pages, as well as further information on selected books.

1960


#264


 #393


  #394


#398

Just for Fun  
Story by Patricia
Illustrated 
by Richard Scarry

c. 1960
Western Publishing Co.
4th Printing, 1978,
 24 pages


 

The Happy Little Whale
Told to 
Jane Werner Watson
by Kenneth Norris
Pictures by Tibor Gergely

c. 1960
Western Publishing Co.
5th Printing, 1973, 
24 pages

 

Wild Animals 
Pictures 
by Feodor Rojankovsky

c.1960, 1951
Western Publishing Co.
6th printing, 24 pages


 

Quick Draw McGraw  
by Carl Memling
Pictures by Hawley Pratt

c. 1960
Apparent 1st edition, 
24 pages

 

 


#400


  #405


#407


#414/304-43

Old MacDonald 
Had a Farm 
Pictures by Moritz Kennel

c.1960
Western Publishing Co.
R Printing, 24 pages

 

Four Puppies
By Anne Heathers
Pictures by Lilian Obligado

c. 1960
Western Publishing Co.
3rd printing, 1973, 
24 pages

 

A Day On the Farm
by Nancy Fielding Hulick
Pictures by John P. Miller

c. 1960
Western Publishing Co.
11th Printing, 1981,
 24 pages



Little Cottontail
by Carl Lemming
Pictures by Lilian Obligado

c. 1960
Western Publishing Co.
16th printing, 1982, 
24 pages
(Slight change on cover 
from 1960 1st edition)


#414/304-73


#419


# D89

Coning Soon
Little Cottontail
by Carl Lemming
Pictures by Lilian Obligado

c. 1960
Western Publishing Co.
1994 edition, #304-73
24 pages
(Second cover,  new cover page) 


Rupert 
the Rhinoceros
by Carl Memling
Pictures by Tibor Gergely

c. 1960
Golden Press
First Edition, A Printing,
 24 pages

 

Walt Disney's
The Lucky Puppy
Based on the book 
"The Hundred and One Dalmations"
by Dodie Smith
Adapted by Jane Werner

c. 1960
Walt Disney/
Golden Press
A Printing, 24 Pages

 

1961


#424


#426


#433


#439


#447

My Little Golden
 Book of Jokes  

by George
Pictures by Tibor Gergely

c. 1961
Golden Press
1st edition, A printing, 24 pages


 

The Country Mouse
and The City Mouse
Three Aesop Fables 
told by Patricia Scarry
Pictures by Richard Scarry

c. 1961
Western Publishing Co.
later printing, 24 pages

 

 

Yogi Bear 
A Christmas Visit 
by S. Quentin Hyatt
Pictures by 
Sylvia and Burnett Mattinson

c.1961
Golden Press/
Hanna-Barbera Productions 
First Edition, A Printing, 
24 pages

 

Make Way for 
the Thruway

by Caroline Emerson
Pictures by Tibor Gergely

c. 1961
Golden Press
First Edition, A Printing , 
24 pages


 

Coming Soon 
Good Night 
Little Bear
 by Patsy Scarry 
Pictures by Richard Scarry

c. 1961
Golden Press
1990 edition, 24 pages

 

 


#454

#455


#589


#105-65

#D97

Pixie and Dixie
and Mr. Jinks

by Carl Buettner
Illustrated by Carl Buettner 
and Sylvia and Burnett Matinson

c. 1961
Golden Press
A Printing, 24 Pages


 

Machines
Words and Pictures 
by William Dugan

c1961
Golden Press
5th printing, 1974,
 24 pages 


 

 

Eloise Wilkin's
Mother Goose 

c.1961
Western Publishing Co.
300-10 edition, A printing, 
24 pages

 

 

 

Walt Disney's 
101 Dalmatians
based on the book 
"The Hundred and One Dalmatians" 
by Dodie Smith
Illustrated by Walt Disney Studios

c. 1961 (Illus.)
As a Big Disney Golden book
Above is c. 1985
 as a Little Golden Book, #105-65 
H printing, 24 pages

 

Coming Soon
Walt Disney's 
Babes in Toyland
Based on the
 Walt Disney Motion Picture "Babes in toyland"
Told by Barbara Shook Hazen
Pictures by the 
Walt Disney Studio
Adapted by Earl mand Carol Marshall

c.1961
Golden Press
A Printing, 24 pages

1962


#480


#456


#459


#463

Tommy Visits 
the Doctor
by Jean H.  Seligmann 
and Milton I. Levine
Pictures by Richard Scarry

c. 1962
Western Publishing
5th printing, 1976, 24 pages

The Golden
Egg Book
 
by Margaret Wise Brown 
Pictures by Lilian Obligado 

c. 1962
Western Publishing Co.
W Printing, 24 pages

 

Horses
by Blance Chenery Perrin
Pictures by Hamilton Greene

c. 1962
Western Publishing Co.
12th Printing, 1979, 
24 pages

 

The Wait-for-Me
Kitten

by Patricia Scarry
Pictures by Lilian Obligado

c. 1962
Western Publishing Co.
4th Printing, 1977, 
24 pages

 


#466


#468


#471


#476

Baby Dear
Esther Wilkin
Pictures by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1962
Western Publishing Co.
L printing, 24 pages

 

We Help Daddy
by Mini Stein
Pictures by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1962
Western Publishing
D printing



Tommy's Camping Adventure
by Gladys Saxon
Pictures by Mel Crawford

c. 1962
Golden Press
First Edition, A Printing, 
24 pages

 

Little Lulu
Adapted by 
Gina Ingoglia Weiner
Illustrated by Woody
Kimbrell
 and Al White

c.1962
Western Publishing Co.
2nd Printing, 24 pages

 


#485


#486


#500

Bozo Finds
a Friend
by Tom Goldberg
Pictures by Hawley Pratt
and Al White

c. 1962
Golden Press/
Capital Records, Inc./
Larry Harmon Pictures Corp
First Edition, A Printing, 
24 pages

 

Corky
by Patricia Scarry
Illustrated by Irma Wilde

c. 1962
Western Publishing Co.
1969 Edition, B printing, 
24 pages



The Jetsons
by Carl Memling
Pictures by Al White
and Hawley Pratt

c. 1962
Golden Press
First edition/A printing
24 pages


 

1963


#511


 #512

 
 #516

A Visit to the 
Children's Zoo
by Barbara Shook Hazen
Pictures by Mel Crawford

c. 1963
Golden Press
1st edition, A Printing, 
24 pages

Chipmunks ABC
by Roberta Miller
Illustrated 
by Richard Scarry

c. 1963
Western Publishing Co.
S Printing (#202-54), 
24 pages

 

The Cow Went 
Over the Mountain
by Jeanette Krinsley
Pictures by Feodor Rojankovsky

c. 1963
Western Publishing Co.
4th Printing, 1973,
 24 pages


#521


 #522


 #523

Fun for Hunkydory
by May Justus
Pictures by Sue d'Avignon

c. 1963
Golden Press
2nd printing, 1973


Jamie Looks
by Adelade Holl
Pictures by Eloise Wilkins

c.1963
Golden Press
First Edition, A Printing, 
24 pages


Bow Wow! Meow!
A First Book of Sounds
by Melanie Bellah
Pictures by Trina Schart

c. 1963
Western Publishing Co.
S Printing, 24 pages


1964


#527


  #553


#543

Romper Room 
Exercise Book 
 Physical Fitness for Boys and Girls 
by Nancy Claster
Pictures by Sergio Leone

c. 1964
Golden Press/Romper Room
First Edition, A Printing, 
24 pages

 

Jingle Bells
A New Story 
by Kathleen N. Daly
Based on the Traditional Christmas Carol
Pictures by J. P. Miller

c. 1964
Western Publishing Co.
S Printing, 24 pages

 

ABC Rhymes
by Carl Memling
Pictures by Roland Rodegast 
and Grace Clarke

c. 1964
Western Publishing
12th Printing, 1977

 


# 556


#D116


#D117

Coming Soon
 Peter Potamus

c. 1964
A Printing, 24 pages

 

 

 

Winnie-the-Pooh 
The Honey Tree  
Story by A. A. Milne
Pictures by the 
Walt Disney Studio
Adapted by Bob Totten

Text c.1926 (E.P.Duton)
 renewed 1954 by A.A.Milne
Illustrations c. 1964, 1965 
Walt Disney Productions
30th printing, 24 pages

Winnie-the-Pooh
 Meets Gopher  
Based on a story by A. A. Milne
Pictures by The Walt Disney Studio

c. 1964/1965
Walt Disney Productions
8th Printing, 1975, 
24 pages

 

1965


#552


#558


#563


#D125

We Like Kindergarten  
by Clara Cassidy
Pictures by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1965
Western Publishing Co.
C Printing, 24 pages




Hop, Little Kangaroo
by Patricia Scary
Feodor Rojankovsky

c. 1965
Golden Press
A Printing, 24 pages





Mr. Puffer-Bill
Train Engineer
by Leone Arlandson
Pictures by Tibor Gergely

c.1965
Golden Press
A Printing, 24 pages

 

Favorite Nursery Tales 
Illustrated by
 Walt Disney Studio

c.1965
 (Illustrations)
c. 1973
Walt Disney Productions
2 stories selected from the 
1965 Big Golden Book
"Nursery Tales"

1966-1967


#121


#567


 #568


D120/#103-64

Santa's Surprise Book  
by Joan Potter Elwart
Illustrated
by Florence Sarah Winship

c. 1966
Western Publishing Co.
6th Printing, 1976, 
24 pages

 

Play With Me
by Esther Wilkin
Illustrated 
by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1967
Western Publishing Company
2nd printing, 1969, 
24 pages

 

Where is the Bear
by Betty Hubka
Illustrated by Mell Crawford

c. 1967
(interior)
(New Cover, 1978)
Western Publishing Co.

 

Coming Soon
Walt Disney's
The Jungle Book
Adapted from the Mowgli Stories
by Rudyard Kipling

c. 1967
Western Publishing
1994, #103-64, 24 pages

 

1968


 #503


#573


 #574


#576

Corky's Hiccups
by Nicolete Meredith Stack
Illustrated 
by Tom O'Sullivan

c.1968
Western Publishing Co.
(First Golden Book printing, 1973. Previously published 
in 1968 as a Whitman 
Big Tell-a-Tale), 24 pages


Animals on
the Farm  
Written and Illustrated 
by Jan Pfloog

c. 1968
Western Publishing Co.
A Printing, 24 pages


 

So Big
Esther Wilkin
Pictures by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1968
Western Publishing Co.
8th Printing, 1980, 
24 pages


Animal Daddies 
and My Daddy  
by Barbara Shook Hazen
Illustrated by 
Ilse-Margret Vogel

c. 1968
Western Publishing Co.
F printing, 24 pages

 


#577

#580


#598


#D121

Hush, Hush, 
It's Sleepytime
by Peggy Parish
Pictures by Mel Crawford

c. 1968
Golden Press
B Printing (1969)
24 pages

 

Coming Soon
Sam 
The Firehouse Cat
Story and Pictures 
by Virginia Prsons

c. 1968
Western Publishing
4th Printing, 1976, 24 pages


Bozo and the 
Hide 'n' Seek Elephant  
by William Johnston
Illustrated by 
Allan Hubbard and Milli Jancar

c. 1968
Larry Harmon Pictures Corporation
6th prinitng, 24 pages

 

Winnie-the-Pooh 
and Tiger

A Story by A. A. Milne
Pictures by 
Walt Disney Studio

c. 1968, 1964 
(illustrations)
Text c.1928 (E.P.Duton)
 renewed 1956 by A.A.Milne
Walt Disney Productions
7th printing, 24 pages

1969


#109


#583


#584

Noah's Ark  
by Barbara Shook Hazen
pictures by Tibor Gergely

c. 1969
Western Publishing Co.
6th printing,1978, 
24 pages


 

The Little Book
by Sherl Hovarth
lllustrated by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1969
Golden Press
First Edition, 24 pages

 


Animal
Counting Book

Adapted from 
"Over in the Meadow"
Pictures by Moritz Kennel

c.1969
Western Publishing Co.
3rd printing, 1973, 
24 pages

 


#585


#588


#590

Raggedy Ann
and Fido
 
by Barbara Hazen
Pictures by Rochelle Boonshaft

c. 1969
Boobs-Merrill Company
3rd printing, 24 pages

 

The Boy
With a Drum
by David L. Harrison
Pictures by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1969
Western Publishing Co.
M printing, 24 pages

 

The Tiny
Tawny Kitten
by Barbara Hazen
Pictures by Jan Pfloog

c. 1969
Western Publishing Co.
A printing, 24 pages

 

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