Chicago: Albert Whitman, (1945).
First edition, sixth printing. 32p. Illustrated in color on every page by Mary Grosjean. Bound in green cloth with color picture label on upper cover, illustrated endpapers. Nearly imperceptible closed tear at top of rear d.j. panel, pristine copy, as new, in pristine dust jacket. Item #18923
"Three Negro girls [first printing read three pickannies] in the rural South and their very picturesque Grandmammy, with her delightful drawl and dialect, comprise the characters." (Dust jacket blurb).