1944, 1st edition; E.M. Hale and Company publishers, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; small hardbound in red boards with blue and black lettering and drawing; very good condition with unmarked pages, except of opening page which has the number "922" written - see pic; many illustrations.
A very well behaved little kitten was chased by a visiting dog, and took ref in a big tree. And there she stayed, while the family had fish for dinner day, hoping to entire her with scraps. The SPCA chief to be concerned he said ""they always come down after three days -- never lost a set pet?"" And so it turned out. On the morning of the fourth day, there was a very hungry, very wet little kitten scratching to be in.