HOW THE MOUSE WAS HIT ON THE HEAD BY A STONE AND SO DISCOVERED THE WORLD.
Edition: First US printing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1971. dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of how a little mouse discovered the great world outside his tunnel - the sun, the moon, night and day, plants - ending with a large two-page spread depicting some of the friends he will make on his journey. Includes an introduction by Jean Piaget who was also the director of the experimentation on how children reacted to the pictures and this story, reactions which determined the final format. Translated by C. Ross Smith. Piaget's foreword was translated by Kenneth Grinling. Illustrated with wonderful full color drawings by the author/artist . Large format, unpaginated.
Condition: Very near fine in silver boards with purple lettering in a very good dustjacket. (some toning to dj, stain on lower edge of front cover of dj, not affecting the book, original price of 5.95 still present.)