New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. First edition. Paperback. Quarto [24.5 cm] Illustrated wraps. Very good. The spine and covers are rubbed and slightly creased and darkened. Minor slant. The spine ends are a little chipped. The front cover and the first page are just beginning to detach at the bottom. The rear cover has multiple small light stains. Browned pages. Item #30713
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.