1961 Children's Hardcover Book, A Winter Friend, Maxine Kumin, First Edition, Fiction, Beginning to Read, Collectible, Illustrated


1961 Children's Hardcover Book, A Winter Friend, Maxine Kumin, First Edition, Seventh Printing, Fiction, Beginning to Read, Collectible, Illustrated

A wonderful children's first edition seventh printing hardcover book called A Winter Friend by Maxine Kumin. This fictional book is a See and Read Beginning-To-Read Book.

This is the fourth and last book on the seasons by this author. It tells of a little boy who imagines himself a winter guide to a friend from outer space. He would show his friend how men fish in a frozen pond, how the animals' coats thicken, how snow plows and road sand keep cars safe in icy weather. They would choose a Christmas tree from among the evergreens that bloom in the cold, they would ski, sleigh-ride and toboggan. They might also ponder a cocoon and remember that many animals are tucked away for the season. Rural New England is the ideal setting for this wonderful story. The author's verse is easy-to-read.

Maxine Kumin (1925 – 2014) was an American poet and author. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1981–1982.

8 1/4 inches in length
8 inches in width
Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons --- 1961
Former Library Book

This book is in Good condition. Binding is tight. The pages do have marks from years of being used. There is wear to the corners of the cover boards. On the back flyleaf, you can see where a library card was removed. Please see the photos!

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