By: mimi Likes: 0 Monday, February 25 2002 @ 05:48 AM GMT (Read 5377 times) I have been doing some looking at older little golden books. Seventy-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton created the Little House, and since then generations of readers have been enchanted by the story of this happy home and her journey from the pleasures of nature to the bustling city, and back again. So it was, with some astonishment that I realized that this year is the 75th anniversary of the debut of the Little Golden Books (LGB) in 1942. Attic Books (CA) Bookseller Inventory # 117608 Title S.c.i.t.s. SHARES. At the time, children’s books typically sold for $2-$3 apiece and were considered a luxury for many families. A twist of a key, a rush of stale air, and suddenly you’ve stepped inside an old U.S. Army relic that by all accounts was not supposed to be standing after the 1960s. Holiday Book: The Little Prince 75th Anniversary Edition 0. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator) $7.99 . . Cierra Loften January 23, 2017 Book Lovers, Children, Classics, Videos. YouTube Channel: Random House Kids. But t is more than that. Little Golden Books took society by storm in the 1950's, and this year, the series celebrates it ' s 75 th birthday — alongside cheers from the readers it captivated all those years ago. Little Golden Books wanted to make books affordable for families with young children and promote reading. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Forum Index ; Latest Posts ; Popular Topics ; Forum Index; Forum; Book's Value; Print. Hardcover. On this episode of StoryMakers, Rocco chats with children’s book historian, critic and author Leonard S. Marcus and Kate Clark, president of YOTTOY, about the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Books. Tweet Pin It. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte's Web and The Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure. Share your thoughts, experiences and the tales behind the art. Book Stuff Fun Stuff Little Golden Books Penguin Random House Children Books … About 75 Years of Little Golden Books: 1942-2017. In talking to a professional colleague, we agreed that a display in the library featuring the LGB’s would be a fun and wonderful display. The brand that most represents idyllic perfection actually confirms that there is no such thing. $29.28. This picture was taken in 2008, I have added more to my stash since then. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. With beautiful illustrations and endearing characters it’s hard to pick a favorite. Description. About This Item. This year, Little Golden Books will celebrate its 75th anniversary. It is a story of business acumen highlighting a model that thrived for many years through the dedication to its initial principles allied to an ability to recognise and act upon changing societal patterns.' About The Author Cierra Loften. NOOK Book . $2.99. Little Golden Books is turning 75 years old! Sign in to Purchase Instantly. VIDEO: Little Golden Books 75th Anniversary. 4.8 out of 5 stars 780. We had fun creating our own Little Golden Book! $24.98. The interior of the truck was turned into an intera… I have been trying to get a few that I used to read myself, for my grandchildren. Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Some of the books that I bought … Based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s childre $7.99. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. You are a part of our Childhood! Add to Cart Add to Wish List. This beautiful, celebratory boxed set of twelve iconic Little Golden Books honors Golden Books' 75th anniversary in 2017. We love you! The side door to the old theatre opened much like it would have in 1950.