By Dr. Seuss, under pseudonym Theo. LeSieg, illustrated by B. Tobey
First edition, first printing, cheerfully illustrated story of a boy's desire to become a Which-What-Who, made of different animal parts.
Near fine in very good jacket.
I WISH THAT I HAD DUCK FEET
"You can splash around in duck feet. You don't have to keep them dry."
This lyric lark, in which a boy dreams of having various animal characterstics, is one of Seuss's more difficult to find books. (The LeSieg pseudonym uses Seuss's real last name read backwards.) Would deer horns help him score a touchdown?
Read more: Younger, Younger, & Hirsch, First Editions of Dr. Seuss Books: A Guide to Identification, 105-107.
New York: Beginner Books/ Random House, 1965. 9.25'' x 6.5''. Original glazed pictorial boards. Original unclipped (195/195) pictorial dust jacket. Color pictorial endpapers of a boy looking at shapes in the clouds. Illustrated in color throughout. 64 pages. Only light wear to boards. Jacket with 2.5'' closed tear to rear panel and some attendant creasing, just a bit of soil.
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