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The Little Golden Books were the most successful mass market books, but there were other lines as well. These include the Wonder Books, published by Grosset and Dunlap and the Elf Books by Rand McNally. Below are the few that I have in my collection.

(Interior images coming soon)


NEW
Noah's Ark
by Dorothy Bell Briggs
Illustrated by Tony Brice

A Junior Elf Book

c. 1946
Rand McNally & Co.

 

 

Monkey See
Monkey Do
Retold by Ruth Tooze
Illustrated 
by William Moyers

A Wonder Book

c. 1949
Grosset & Dunlap



What's For
Breakfast
Story and Pictures
by Irma Wilde
(Original Title: 
The Hungry Little Bunny)

A Wonder Book

c. 1950
Grosset & Dunlap

 

 NEW
Baby Susan's
Chicken
Jean Horton Berg
lllustrations by
Allison Cummings

A Wonder Book

c. 1951
Grosset & Dunlap, Inc.

 

Hoppy,
The Curious Kangaroo
Story and Pictures
by Stan Fraydus

A Wonder Books

c. 1952
Grosset & Dunlap
1974 printing



Sonny,
The Lucky
Bunny
Story Marcia Martin
Pictures by Art Seiden
(Original Title:
Sonny the Bunny)

A Wonder Book

c. 1952
Grosset & Dunlap
1977 printing

 

A Surprise for
Mrs. Bunny
Written and Illustrated
 by Charlotte Steiner

A Wonder Book

c. 1953 (Illust.)
c. 1945 (Text)
Grosset & Dunlap

 

 

NEW
The Superliner
United States
World's Fastest Liner
by J. Duncan Ford
Illustrated by
A. K. Bilder

An Elf Book

c. 1953
Rand McNally & Co.

 

 

Find the Way
Home
by Jessica Potter Broderick Illustrated by Beth Wilson

An Elf Book

c. 1953
Rand McNally & Co.


 

Kittens
by Catherine Stahlmann Illustrated by Marge Opitz

A Start Right Elf Book

c. 1953
Rand McNally & Co.



 


Henny-Penny
Illustrated by James Ponter

A Wonder Book

c. 1954
Grossey & Dunlap
1974 Printing


The Rattle-Rattle
Train
Story by Dalene Geis
Pictures by Carl Bobertz

A Wonder Book

c. 1957
Grosset & Dunlap
1978 printing

 

Mailman Mike
by Mabel Watts

A Junior Elf Book

c. 1959
Rand McNally & Co.

 

 

Tom Thumb
Illustrated by
 Lucille Wallace

An Elf Book

c. 1959
Rand McNally & Co. 

 

 

Whose Hat
Is That?
by Leonard Kessler

A Wonder Book

c.1960
Grosset & Dunlap

 

 


I Can Do
Anything . . . Almost
by Virginia Hartman
Pictures by
Betty Murtagh 

A Wonder Book

c. 1963
Grosset & Dunlap

 

The Boy Who Wouldn't
Eat
His Breakfast
Story and Pictures
by Elizabeth Brozowska

A Wonder Book

c. 1963
Grosset and Dunlap

 

NEW
When God Imagined
a World
by Jean H. Richards
Illustrated by
June Goldsborough

c. 1964
Rand McNally & Co.

 

 

NEW
My Indian Book
by Bruce Grant
Illustrated by
Jack Merryweather

A Start Right Elf Book

c. 1968
Rand NcNally & Co.





The Three
Little Pigs
Illustrated 
by Anne Sellers Leaf

A Junior Elf Book

c. 1969
Rand McNally & Co.

 

The Busy Ants
by Karin Clafford Farley Illustrated 
by Theodore Street

An Elf Book

c. 1973
Rand McNally & Co.

 

Fred's Big
Cleaning Day
Story by Horace J. Elias

A Wonder Book

c. 1976
Grosset & Dunlap

 

NEW
My First Book of Poems
Compiled by Nancy Hall
Illustrated by Darcy May

A Junior Elf Book

c. 1987
Checkerboard Press/Macmillan

 

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