Signed first printing of Steven Kellogg's classic story of animal-loving Arnold's quest to convince his mother lo let him adopt various pets... including a bear and a dinosaur thawed from a glacier.
Fine in very good plus dust jacket.
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Kellogg has written and/or illustrated more than one hundred children's books. He is a recipient of the Regina Medal for lifetime contribution to children's literature, and his books have won numerous awards such as the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Irma Simonton Black Award, the IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award, and the Parents' Choice Award. In 2011 he donated his archive to the University of Findlay's Mazza Museum.
New York: The Dial Press, (1971). 10'' x 8''. Original color pictorial boards. Original unclipped ($4.50) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  pages. Signed by Kellogg to title page "from your friend," with original drawing of a smiling bear. Jackey with mild toning, a bit of edgewear. Jacket with mild edgewear. Clean.
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