Back in print after more than 60 years, a heartwarming tale for today's kitten-loving kids—from the author of the iconic Little Golden Books Tawny Scrawny Lion and The Saggy Baggy Elephant!
First published in 1949—and now finally back in print—this charming story about a kitten beginning to make her way around the house will become a family favorite. Breathtaking artwork by Alice and Martin Provensen, who also illustrated The Color Kittens, has been lovingly restored for this edition.
Kathryn Jackson wrote hundreds of lively, witty stories for Golden Books, most of which were coauthored with her husband, Byron. The Saggy Baggy Elephant is one of the pair's most famous titles. Golden Books that Kathryn Jackson wrote on her own include Tawny Scrawny Lion, Nurse Nancy, Pantaloon, Richard Scarry's The Animals' Merry Christmas, and Richard Scarry's A Story a Day: 365 Stories and Rhymes.
Byron Jackson (1899–1949), along with his wife Kathryn Jackson, wrote hundreds of classic and well-known stories, poems, and books for Golden Books, including The Saggy Baggy Elephant, Tawny Scrawny Lion, and A Day at the Seashore.
Alice Provensen and her husband, Martin, have illustrated more than 50 fabulous books for children, including A Visit to William Blake’s Inn, Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm, and numerous Little Golden Books including The Color Kittens and Katie the Kitten. They won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Fight in 1984. She lives in San Clemente, California.
Martin Provensen (1916–1987) and his wife, Alice, have illustrated more than 50 books for children, including An Owl and Three Pussycats, The Year at Maple Hill Farm, and numerous Little Golden Books including The Color Kittens and Katie the Kitten. In 1984, they won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Fight, which they wrote and illustrated together.