Little Golden Book Endpapers

Endpapers to Uncle Wiggily. 1953. You know you want to write your name there, don't you?

  • Glen Mullaly PRO 7y

    Ward, any idea who did this iconic illo? Tibor Gergely maybe?

    On a side note... my kid sister took painting lessons in the late 70s from a painter named Mr. Gergely. He had her paint ( among other things ) Disney and kid's book characters. So I mistakenly thought for many years he might have been Tibor Gergely.
  • Ward Jenkins 7y

    I wish I knew, Glen! This is great stuff.

    That would've been wild if it was, indeed, THE Tibor Gergely.
  • Glen Mullaly PRO 7y

    Yeah, but seeing as he was teaching from his house in Nanaimo B.C. in the late 70s I strongly doubt it.
  • Blanca Helga PRO 7y

    That is Great!!!!!
  • Laura Moncur PRO 7y

    I remember looking at these end papers on the Golden Books and wanting to read all the stories they portrayed. I recognized the tug boat and the train. Those were boys books; I never read them.

    I especially wanted to read the book with the little black stripey kitten. Which one was that?
  • Ward Jenkins 7y

    I believe he's from "The Three Little Kittens".
  • Britta Gustafson 7y

    the "three little kittens" golden book is the first book i ever read by myself!
  • jacanegra 7y

    I can see three of Tibor Gergely's characters. It's a compilation of LGB illustrators.
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