New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition. Paperback. Quarto [24.5 cm] Yellow, black and white illustrated wraps. Very good. The wraps are ever so slightly darkened and rubbed. Minor spine lean. The bottom edge of the text block is very subtly damp stained. The pages are just a little yellowed. The book is sturdy. Item #31747
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.