Wee Gillis


Author: Munro Leaf

Illustrator: Robert Lawson

LEAF, Munro. Wee Gillis. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. NY: Viking, 1938. 8vo, [71]pp. Yellow quarter-cloth stamped in green with color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers printed in green; b&w illustrations on every spread. Spine ends, corners and lower edge rubbed, else a clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (some tears, creases, and small chips at top and bottom edge).

First edition. 1939 Caldecott Honor Book!  The tale of young Wee Gillis, a lad who splits his time between the lowland and highlands of Scotland and wins renown for blowing the biggest bagpipes in all of Scotland! The second collaboration from the creators of The Story of Ferdinand.