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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:

Albert’s Zoo a Stencil Book (1951)

Use the stencils to help Albert put the animals in their cages.

Author: Jane Werner
Illustrator: Richard Scarry

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All Year Long (1976)

An introduction to time-telling and the season.

Author: Richard Scarry
Illustrator: Richard Scarry

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Animal Dictionary (1960)

Pictures and short descriptions of animals, familiar and not so very.

Author: Jane Werner Watson
Illustrator: Feodor Rojankovsky

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Animal Friends (1952)

In this story about animal homes, a cat, a dog, a bird, a turtle, a bunny, a chick, and a squirrel all live together in a little house in the woods.

Author: Jane Werner Watson
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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Animal Friends All Year Long (1969)

Two dozen stories and poems about the animals of River Bend.

Author: Patricia Scarry
Illustrator: Tibor Gergely

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Animal Gym (1956)

What would happen at school if elephants walked the balance beam, monkeys climbed all over the monkey bars, and tigers went up the rope?

Author: Beth Greiner Hoffman
Illustrator: Tibor Gergely

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Animal Orchestra (1958)

Animal friends get together to make some music.

Author: Ilo Orleans
Illustrator: Tibor Gergely

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Animal Stories (1957)

A Giant Little Golden Book containing The Happy Man and His Dump Truck, Animal Gym and The Merry Shipwreck.

Author: Georges Duplaix
Beth Greiner Hoffman
Miryam Yardumian
Illustrator: Tibor Gergely

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The Animals of Farmer Jones (1953)

It’s the animals’ supper time, but here is Farmer Jones?

Author: Leah Gale
Illustrator: Richard Scarry

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Animal’s ABC (1957)

Bunnies hop with frivolity and wonderment as they encounter an alligator and a bear, a kangaroo and a yak.

Author: Garth Williams
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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The Animal’s Merry Christmas (1950)

Thirty-one Christmas stories, with lots of gold ink!

Author: Kathryn Jackson
Illustrator: Richard Scarry

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Baby Wild Animals from A to Z (1973)

Pictures and stories of baby wild animals.

Author: Tibor Gergely
Illustrator: Tibor Gergely

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Baby’s First Book (1955)

A look at how baby spends her day.

Author: Garth Williams
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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Best 2-Minute Stories Ever (1990)

A collection of short short stories.

Author: Richard Scarry
Illustrator: Richard Scarry

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The Big Elephant (1949)

Growing tired of the circus, the elephant settles in a small town.

Author: Byron Jackson
Kathryn Jackson
Illustrator: Feodor Rojankovsky

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Big Farmer Big and Little Farmer Little (1948)

Two books in one about a Big farmer and a little farmer.

Author: Byron Jackson
Kathryn Jackson
Illustrator: Feodor Rojankovsky

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Boats (1967)

A collection of pictures of boats.

Author: Richard Scarry
Illustrator: Richard Scarry

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Bobby and His Airplanes (1949)

Bobby wants to fly higher and higher as he tries different means of aerial transport.

Author: Helen Palmer
Illustrator: Tibor Gergely

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