Viking Press: New York, 1951.
Rare American children's book. The action takes place in Koala Park where real teddy bears live in trees: Beautifully written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois. Du Bois was arts editor for 'The Paris Review'. "Bear Party" won the Caldecott Medal in 1952.Item #1427
Bound in cloth-backed pictorial boards with original illustrated dustwrapper, 140 mm x 210 mm, 48 pages, profusely illustrated; a near fine copy.