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The Little Island - BROWN, Margaret Wise; as] MACDONALD, Golden - 1946. 
Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Co, 1946 - Oblong octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in a jacket with a short closed tear on front panel. Colour illustrations throughout by Leonard Weisgard. First edition, first printing, of this beautifully written story by Margaret Wise Brown, writing under her pseudonym, of an island going through the four seasons, "Winter came / and the snow fell softly / like a great quiet secret in the night / cold and still." Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal. [Attributes: First Edition]
[Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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