Author: Clare Turlay Newberry

Illustrator: Clare Turlay Newberry

NEWBERRY, Clare Turlay. Marshmallow. NY: Harper & Brothers [1942]. Oblong 4to, [32]pp. Color pictorial boards. Color illustrations on every page. Spine ends and corners rubbed, else a clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (worn with chips to edges – the largest measuring one-inch long by a half-inch deep -- and a few large closed tears, spine sunned). Scarce.

First edition. 1943 Caldecott Honor Book! Oliver is a tabby cat who is always the center of attention. Marshmallow is a baby rabbit who moves into Oliver's home. At first Oliver does not welcome Marshmallow, but the little bunny's charms are impossible to resist. A charming picture book from this four-time Caldecott Honor artist, showing her unique skill at capturing the life and emotions of our animal friends.