New York: The Macmillan Company, 1944. George KORFF. Boards. George KORFF, illustrations. A Wartime Book, printed on copyright page. 8vo; pp; pictorial boards illustrated in brown on a cream background, two bears on the front amidst pine trees, lettering in black; vignette of a bear and pine tree on title page; illustrations printed in brown throughout; scuffing to edges; clipped dust jacket, edges scuffed, 3” closed tear with large chip on top, and 1” closed tear to bottom of rear panel; very good plus in very good dj. Very good + / very good +. Item #1860
Yevgeny Charushin (1901-1965) was a Russian illustrator and author. In this story, he tells a tale of two baby bears who come to live with a hunter and his wife. As they grew, their mischievous pranks landed them in trouble with the villagers.