New York: Parents' Magazine Press, (1970). First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Brown boards in pictorial dust jacket. Very good in like DJ. PROVENANCE: From the library of noted storyteller/folklorist Diane Wolkstein, with her penciled notes throughout. Mild edgewear and toning to jacket; small closed tear. Trace soil to boards. Internally bright and clean aside from notes; good and sound. Unpaginated. Very good / very good. Item #19105
First American edition of this tale from the beloved Japanese children's book authors.