New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition. Paperback. Small quarto [23.5 cm] Illustrated wraps. Very good. The spine and covers are lightly rubbed, and ever so slightly soiled and stained. Minimal spine slant. The front free endsheet has a former owner's ink stamp and address label. The pages are age-toned. The book is sturdy. Item #30789
Walt Kelly's career in animation began in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, where he contributed to Pinocchio and Fantasia. In 1941, Kelly resigned at the age of 28 to work at Dell Comics, where he created Pogo.