From the Inside Flap
One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy has sold nearly 15 million copies since 1942, making it one of the most popular children?s books of all time. Now this curious little puppy is ready to win the hearts and minds of a new generation of kids.
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About the Author
Janette Sebring Lowrey, who lived in Texas, wrote mostly teen fiction for Harper & Row during the 1940s and 1950s. Her 1950 novel Margaret
inspired an early television show starring a young Annette Funicello.
Gustaf Tenggren, who immigrated to the U.S. from Sweden in 1920, was the most versatile of the Golden Books illustrators. He brought to life many of the bestselling Little Golden Books of all time, including The Saggy Baggy Elephant
, The Shy Little Kitten
, and Tawny Scrawny Lion