"I DON'T CARE IF YOU LIKE MY NAME OF NOT. THAT'S MY NAME. IT'S THE ONLY NAME I'VE GOT": RARE FIRST EDITION OF DR. SEUSS' MY BOOK OF ME
SEUSS, Dr. and MCKIE, Roy. My Book About Me. (New York): Beginner Books/Random House, (1969). Folio (8-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches), original pictorial yellow cloth. $1950.
First edition of this fill-in-the-blank autobiography for children concentrating on personal characteristics and unique talents.
Written for the youngest of Beginner Books readers, this interactive autobiography asks the child who owns it to think about who she is and to fill in blanks with facts about her appearance, family, home, interests, and talents. All blanks remain blank. Younger & Hirsch 57. Faint stamp to front free endpaper reading, "Showroom Sample Do Not Remove."
Only a few spots of soiling to interior, light rubbing and soiling to bright boards, a few spots of faint pen tracing to letters on front panel. An extremely good copy.