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My main interest is to show the progression of the illustration styles over time. For that reason, I have sorted by the copyright date of the interior illustrations in the copy displayed, not by the number assigned the title. The number below each book indicates the number first given to that title. Further information about which printing or edition is shown, or details about changes made, are noted as known.

For a list of my books in order by the number assigned to the title, click here.       

Click on image to see sample pages, as well as further information on selected books.

1970


#586


#587


#591


#594

Rags
by Patricia Scarry
Pictures by J. P. Miller

c. 1970
Western Publishing Co.
3rd Printing, 1974, 
24 pages

 

Charlie 
by Diane Fox Downs
Illustrated 
by Lillian Obligado

c. 1970
Western Publishing Co.
G Edition ((#302-54), 
24 pages

 

Old Mother Hubbard
Illustrated 
by Aurelius Battaglia

c. 1970
Western Publishing Co.
G Printing (# 300-42), 
24 pages

 

Coming Soon
1 2 3 Juggle With Me!
 A Counting Book
by Ilse-Margret Vogel

c. 1970
Western Publishing
2nd printing, 1972, 24 pages

 

1971


#106


#115


#127/111-65


#315

The Magic Next Door
by Evelyn Swetnam
Illustrated 
by Judy Stang

c. 1971
Western Publishing Co.
1st edition, 24 pages





My Home
by Renee Bartowski
Illustrated by ROFry

c. 1971
Western Publishing Co.
10th Printing 1981
 (#206-21)


 

Bugs Bunny's
Carrot Machine
by Clark Carlisle
Illustrated by Anthony Strobl
and Bob Totten

c. 1971
Western Publishing
C printing,
24 pages

 

Sesame Street 
The Together Book
Written by Revena Dwight
Illustrated by Roger Bradfield

c. 1971 
Children's Television Network
14th, 1979 (#108-3) 
24 pages

 


#571


#572


#D106//100-06

My Little Dinosaur 
Written and Illustrated
 by Ilse-Margaret Vogel

c. 1971
Edition Uncertain
 (cover page missing), 
24 pages

 

Lassie and the 
Big Clean-up Day  
by Kennon Graham
Illustrated by Bob Schaar

c. 1971
Western Publishing Co.
G printing #301-34, 
24 pages

 

Walt Disney's
Surprise for
Mickey Mouse

c. 1971
Western Publising
2nd Printing, 1972, 24 pages

 

1972-1973


#232


#262


#350


#185


#401

Little Red 
Riding Hood
as told by Mabel Watts
Illustrated by Less Gray

c. 1972
Western Publishing Co.
11th Printing, 1980
 (#309-21), 24 pages



 

Raggedy Ann and
the Cookie Snatcher
by Barbara Shook Hazen
Illustrated by June Goldsborough

c. 1972
Western Publishing Co.
1st edition, 24 pages


Forest Hotel
A Counting Story

by Barbara Steincrohn Davis
Illustrated by Benvenuti

c. 1972
Western Publishing Co.
Apparent 1st, 24 pages

 

Let's Go, Trucks
by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by Bill Dugan

c. 1973
Western Publishing Co.
I printing (#310-42), 
24 pages


 

Raggedy Ann
and Andy and the Rainy Day Circus

by Barbara Shook Hazen
Illustrated by
 June Goldborough

c. 1973
Western Publishing Co.
P Printing (#107-42)



#515


#524


#544


#545


#D126

The Neatos and
the Litterbugs
by Norah  Samridge
Illustrated by Charles Bracke

c. 1973
Western Publishing Co.
2nd printing, 1975, 
24 pages



Chicken Little
Retold by Stella Williams Nathan
Illustrated by June Goldsborough

c. 1973
Western Publishing Co.
1st edition, 24 pages


 

The Three
Little Pigs

as told by Elizabeth Ross
Illustrated by ROFry

c. 1973
Western Publishing Co.
6th Printing, 1978, 
24 pages

 

Jack and the Beanstalk
Retold by Stella Williams Nathan
Illustrated by Dora Leder

c. 1973
Western Publishing Co.
9th Printing, 1981 
(#307-33), 24 pages


Robin Hood
Based on the 
Walt Disney
motion picture

c. 1973
Walt Disney Productions/
Western Publishing Co.
1st Edition, 24 pages


 

1974


 #102


#103


#108


# 116

Daisy Dog's 
Wake-Up Book 
Written and Illustrated 
by Ilse-Margaret Vogel

c. 1974
Western Publishing Co.
First edition, 24 pages

 

 

Fritzie
Goes Home
by Katie Emery Pogue
Illustrated by
Sally Augustiny

c. 1974
Western Publishing Co.
First edition, 24 pages

 

 

ABC is for Christmas 
by Jane Werner Watson
Illustrated 
by Sally Augustiny

c. 1974
Western Publishing Co.
J printing, #454-31, 
24 pages




Where Did the
 Baby Go? 
by Sheila Hayes
Illustrated 
by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1974
Western Publishing Co.
7th printing, 1979 (#209-2),
 24 pages

 


#129


#336


#111-71


#D127

The Bouncy Baby
Bunny Finds His Bed 

by Joan Bowden
Illustrated 
by Christine Westerberg

c. 1974
Western Publishing Co.
3rd Printing 1979, 
24 pages

 

NEW
Mother Goose 
in the City
Illustrated by Dora Leder

c. 1974
Western Publishing
5th printing, 1979, #300-3

 

 

The Road Runner
A Very Scary Lesson
by Russell K. Schroeder
Illustrated by Phil DeLara
 and Bob Totten

c. 1974
Western Publishing
First Edition, 24 pages


Donald Duck and 
the Witch Next Door  

c. 1974
Walt Disney Productions
2nd Printing 1974, 
24 pages

 

 


#D128


#100-42


#801


#802

Robin Hood and 
the Daring Mouse 

Based on the 
Walt Disney motion picture

c. 1974
Walt Disney Productions
2nd Printing 1974, 
24 pages

 

Walt Disney's
Mickey Mouse
and the Great Lot Plot

c. 1974
Western Publishing
P Printing, 24 pages

 

The Pet in 
the Jar 

Story and Picture
by Judy Stang

c. 1974
Western Publishing Co.
First Edition, 24 pages



Eager Reader
A Hat for the Queen
Story by Joan Chase Bacon
Pictures by Olindo Giacomini

c. 1974
Western Publishing
First Edition

 

1975


  #117


#119


#120


#139


#141/#111-24

Pano the Train
by Sharon Holaves
Illustrated by Gannini

c. 1975
 Western Publishing Co. 
7th Printing 1981, 
24 pages


 

The Wizard of Oz
 retold  by Mary Carey
 illustrated by 
Don Turner/Jason Studios  
Based on the 
Wonderful Wizard of Oz 
by L. Frank Baum

c. 1975 
Western Publishing Co.
 H Printing (#310-32), 
24 pages

 

Oscar's Book
by Jeffrey Moss
Pictures by Michael Gross

c. 1975
Western Publishing
7th printing, 1978
24 pages

 

 

 

Raggedy Ann
and Andy
The Little Gray Kitten

by Polly Curren
illustrated by June Goldsborough

c. 1975
 Western Publishing Co.
4th Printing 1978, 
24 pages

 

Tweety Plays 
Catch the Puddy Tat  
by Eileen Daly
 Illustrated by Peter Alvardo
 and William Lorencz

c. 1975
 Western Publishing Co.
5th Print, 1981
(#111-24), 24 pages

 

 


#141/#111-51


#291


#200-55


#D132


#809

Tweety Plays 
Catch the Puddy Tat
by Eileen Daly
 Illustrated by Peter Alvardo
 and William Lorencz

c. 1975
 Western Publishing Co.
Y Printing, Cover change, 1990
(#111-51), 24 pages


 

The New Baby
by Ruth and Harold Shane
Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin

c. 1975
Western Publishing
2nd edition, 24 pages
with updated illustrations
(See also 1948 First edition
with original illustrations 
by same illustrator)

 

Old MacDonald
Had a Farm
Illustrated by 
Carl and Mary Hauge

c. 1975
Western Publishing
F printing, 24 pages


 

Bambi 
Friends of the
 Forest

c. 1975
 Walt Disney
Productions 
4th Printing, 1977 
24 pages


 

Bear's Surprise Party  
 Story by Joan Bowden 
Pictures by Jerry Scott

c. 1975 
Western Publishing Co. 
First edition, 24 pages

 

 

 

1976


#144


#148


#110-1

My Christmas
Treasury
 
Compiled by Gale Wiersum
 Illustrated by Sylvia Emrich

c. 1976
Western Publishing Co.
First Edition, 24 page



The Ginghams
 The Backward Picnic 

Story by Joan Chase Bowden 
Illustrated by Jo Anne E. Koenig

c. 1976 
Western Publishing Co.
#311-7 24 pages


 

Bugs Bunny
Too Many Carrots
by Jean Lewis
Illustrated by 
Peter Alvarado and Bob Totten

c. 1976
Western Publishing
#110-64, 1990, A printing 
24 pages



#110-2


#309-72


#100-21

Porky Pig and Bugs Bunny
Just Like Magic
by Stella Williams Nathan
Illustrated by Bob Totten 
and Tom McKimson

c. 1976
Western Publishing
#110-65, 1990, 24 pages

 

Cats
by Laura French
Expanded by Diane Muldrow
Illustrated by Patti Gay

c. 1976
Western Publishing
1996, 24 pages


Walt Disney's
Mickey Mouse

The Kitten Sitters

c. 1976
Western Publishing
P Edition,  24 pages

 

 

1977


#147


#154


#157 


#159


#161

Where
Jesus Lived
by Jane Werner Watson
Illustrated by Ronald LeHew

c. 1977 
Western Publishing Co. 
2nd Printing, 1978, 
24 pages




The Animals
Christmas Eve

 by Gale Wiersum
Illustrated by Jim Robison

c. 1977
Western Publishing
E printing, #456-31 
24 pages



Big Bird's 
Red Book
Written by Rosanne and
Jonathan Cerf 
Illustrated 
by Michael J. Smollin

c. 1977 
Children's Television
Workshop/
Western Publishing Co. 
#108-42, 24 pages

 

Cookie Monster
 and the Cookie Tree  

By David Koor 
Illustrated by Joe Mathieu    

C. 1977 
Children's Television Network
T prinitng #109-42


 

Bugs Bunny, 
Pioneer
 
by Fern G. Brown 
Illustrated by Darrell Baker

c. 1977 
Warner Brothers/
Western Publishing Co. 
2nd Printing, 1978, 
24 pages



#163


#164


# D136

#100-3

What Lily 
Goose Found

by Annabelle Sumera 
Illustrated 
by Lorinda Bryan Cauley

c. 1977 
Western Publishing Co. 
3rd Printing 1979
#470-1, 24 pages

 

The Rabbit's
Adventure 

by Betty Ren Wright 
Illustrated by Maggie Swanson 

c. 1977 
Western Publishing Co. 
E printing # 471-31, 
24 pages

 

Walt Disney 
Productions edition
The Rescuers 

c. 1977
 Walt Disney Productions
 3rd Printing 1979, 
24 pages

 

Walt Disney's
Mickey Mouse and the
Best-Neighbor Contest
Illustrated by 
Walt Disney Studios

c. 1977
Western Publishing

 

1978


#152


#165


#168


#173

The Big Enough Helper 
by Nancy Hall 
Illustrated by Tom O'Sullivan 

c. 1978 
Western Publishing Co. 
I Printing (#208-51), 
24 pages


Benji 
Fastest Dog in the West 
by Gina Ingoglia 
Illustrated by Werner Willis 

c. 1978 
Mulberry Square Productions 
D printing #111-36, 
24 pages



The Circus is in Town
 A Counting Book 
by David L. Harrison 
Illustrated by Larry Ross 

c. 1978 
Western Publishing Co. 
F Printing #203-43, 
24 pages



The Rabbit is Next 
by Gladys Leithauser and
Lois Breitmeyer 
Illustrated by Linda Powell 

c. 1978 
Western Publishing Co. 
First edition, 24 pages


 


#175


#D138


#D139 


#D140

Where Will All
the Animals Go?
by Sharon Holaves
Illustrated by Leigh Grant

c. 1978
Western Publishing
E printing, # 206-43, 24 pages

 

 

Mickey Mouse
and Goofy 
The Big Bear
 Scare

c. 1978 
Walt Disney Productions 
I Printing #100-44, 
24 pages

 

Donald Duck and 
the One Bear  

c. 1978 
Walt Disney Productions  
4th, 1980, #102-3 
24 pages

 

 

Donald Duck 
Instant Millionaire

c. 1978 
Walt Disney Productions 
L Printing #102-44 
24 pages


 

1979


#501


#107-4 


#108-24


#204-42 


#207-4 

The Black Hole
A Spaceship Adventure
 for Robots

c. 1979
Illustrated by
 Walt Disney Studios
First Edition, 24 pages

 

 

Raggedy Ann
and Andy 
Five Birthday
Parties in a Row
 
by Eileen Daly 
Illustrated by Mary S. McClain 

c. 1979 
The Bobbs-Merrill Co. 
First edition, 24 pages

 

The Four Seasons
by Tony Geiss 
Illustrated by Tom Cooke  

c. 1979 
Western Publishing Co. 
1991 printing (108-26) 
24 pages


 

What Will I Be?
by Kathleen Krull Cowles 
Illustrated by Eulala Conner 

c. 1979 
Western Publishing Co. 
C edition (#206-33)
 24 pages


 

The Giant Who 
Wanted Company  

by Lee Priestly 
Illustrated by Dennis Hockerman 

c. 1979 
Western Publishing Co. 
C Printing, (#209-42)
 24 pages


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