Title:  Merry-Go-Round

Author: selected and edited by Leland B. Jacobs and Jo Jasper Turner

Illustrator: Sections illustrated by Richard Scarry, John Miller, Ruth Wood and Margot Austin, Harold Berson, Lilian Obligado, Art Seiden

Publisher, Publication Date: 1966 Charles E. Merrill Books - Treasury of Literature Readers - Banner Edition

Book Size:  6.75" x 9.25"

Pages: 160

Description: Exceptionally charming Mid-Century school reader for children. Second in the series of Treasury of Literature Readers for children. Each section of the book is illustrated by a prominent vintage illustrator (please see contents for details). The sections of book are:

Little and Big
Not Far Away
Turn-About Tales
Busy Days
Happy Endings

Each section has poems and very short stories to read. Authors include: Dorothy Baruch, Carl Memling, Aileen Fisher, Ilo Orleans, Adelaide Holl, Ruth Krauss, Mary Austin, Leonard Weisgard, Dorothy Aldis, Margaret Wise Brown, Marchette Chute, James S. Tippett, A.A. Milne, Rose Fyleman, Leland B. Jacobs, Kathryn Jackson, more!

Condition: Wear/scuffs at corners of book cover and top/bottom of spine.  Several small stray pencil lines on cover, at bottom right corner and at the "M" in "Merry." Some scuffs on back cover. Name written inside front cover with impression of writing on front endpaper.  Some small spots on front and back endpaper.  Nice tight binding.

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