Thursday, November 26, 2009

Ukelele and her new doll

Illustrated by Campbell Grant
Written by Clara Louise Grant
Copyright 1951
















7 comments:

Amy R. W. said...

This is so beautiful! Thanks for posting :-)

Freckled Derelict said...

Thanks Amy, I agree. And extremely rare!

Anthony said...

Fascinating.

finger thumb said...

I am also impressed that its a book from 1951, for children, and yet it has a really sophisticated anti-colonialism theme. Interesting.

jengod said...

Seriously! This anticipates Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye by years. :)

Zorro 009 said...

Hi! I was looking for this book over the internet and finally found it here. Thanks for posting. I linked the title to your blog. Best from Warsaw, {Zorro}

Room Tawa said...

Thank you for putting this book on here, I had it as a little girl and my mum and i have no idea what happened to my copy. I loved this story and had mum read it to me all the time.