(STORIES IN PICTURES).
(Moscow: Detska‚ Literatura, c. 1970s). Oblong 32mo. (6)ff. First edition. A collection of stories told without words through a series of illustrated frames, in a style similar to a comic book. In the stories, small animals, like mice, birds, and squirrels, outsmart potential predators. At the end, a race where frogs ride insects turns into chaos as the riders devour their mounts. The book was intended for preschool and younger children, since it can be enjoyed and understood even before the child learns to read. Bound in flexible blue pictorial wrappers. Fine and bright. (Item ID: 23147)