One Morning in Maine


Author: Robert McCloskey


Illustrator: Robert McCloskey

McCLOSKEY, Robert. One Morning in Maine. NY: Viking Press, 1952. 4to, 64pp. Gray cloth pictorially stamped in white. Color pictorial endpapers; illustrations on every page. Spine ends and upper corners slightly rubbed, else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (spine ends minutely worn, spine panel a bit sunned, rear panel lightly soiled). Signed by the author/artist, Robert McCloskey.

First edition. 1953 Caldecott Honor Book! McCloskey’s charming story of one family’s morning by the seaside in Maine. Sal loses her first tooth, the family takes a trip into the village, there’s a hunt for clams on the seashore for lunch – this classic picture book is a nostalgic vision of childhood.