Little Golden Books Series
Little Golden Books is a popular series of children’s books. The first titles were published in 1942. Many popular authors and illustrators have worked on Little Golden Books. By 2002 there were more than 1,200 titles and more than two billion Little Golden Books had been printed.
Books in the Little Golden Books series:
A Day In the Jungle (1943)
A little gray mouse gets the jungle animals to help his rid his house of a dangerous monster.
The Golden Book of Birds (1943)
A collection of ten stories about birds.
Tootle wants to play in the meadow, but engineer Bill knows he has to stay on the track, no matter what. Later editions have fewer pages.
Scuffy the Tugboat (1946)
The little tugboat wants to sail on the big waters, until he meets the sea.
The Taxi that Hurried (1946)
The little taxi gets Tom and his mother to the train station on time. Later editions are considerably shorter.
The Happy Family (1947)
The story of a typical American family.
Two books in one about a Big farmer and a little farmer.
Circus Time (1948)
Molly and her Daddy spend the day at the circus. Later editions have more color but fewer pages.
Five Little Firemen (1948)
“The finest fire is the fire that’s out,” sing the five little firemen. Later editions have fewer pages.
Gaston and Joséphine (1948)
Tells of the adventures of two French pigs who visit America.
Golden Book of Nursery Tales (1948)
A collection of favorite nursery tales.
The Golden Sleepy Book (1948)
This is a collection of stories, poems and songs about sleep.
Little Pond in the Woods (1948)
When their pond dries up, the animals of the forest go in search of water.
A Name for Kitty (1948)
The boy has a new kitten. Now he needs a name for her.
Our Puppy (1948)
Our puppy has had a busy day, and it’s only time for lunch!
The Seven Sneezes (1948)
When the ragman sneezes - look out!
A Year in the City (1948)
Through the seasons of the year in a big city.
The Big Elephant (1949)
Growing tired of the circus, the elephant settles in a small town.
Bobby and His Airplanes (1949)
Bobby wants to fly higher and higher as he tries different means of aerial transport.