Children's Hardcover Book, The Horse in Harry's Room, Syd Hoff, Fiction, First Edition, Collectible, Picture Book, Illustrated
A wonderful children's hardcover book called The Horse In Harry's Room by Syd Hoff and illustrated by Syd Hoff. This is a First Edition and an Early I Can Read Book. A wonderful book for teaching children to read.
Did you have an imaginary friend growing up? Harry does and it's a horse. In the middle of a big city, a boy named Harry has a horse in his room! No one else can see the horse, but Harry loves him and hopes the horse will always stay. But then Harry visits the country, where he sees horses running free, and he wonders if his own horse would be happier there. The answer to Harry's question is wonderful and unexpected and is sure to please beginning readers as much as it does Harry. Syd Hoff has created a warm and satisfying story containing few words and much wisdom.
Syd Hoff (1912 – 2004) was an American cartoonist and children's book author, best known for his classic early reader Danny and the Dinosaur. His cartoons appeared in a multitude of genres, including advertising commissions for such companies as Eveready Batteries, Jell-O, OK Used Cars, S.O.S Pads, Rambler, Ralston Cereal, and more.
8¾ inches in length
6¼ inches in width
Published by Harper & Row -- 1970 -- First Edition
This book is in Very Good condition. Binding is tight. There are no marks in this book. It has rubbing and light staining on the front cover scuff marks on the back cover. The pages are clean. There is edge wear to the corners of the book as well. This book is 52 years old and has been loved over the years.
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