Caldecott Honor winning illustrator, A. Birnbaum has captured the childlike wonder of each season in this 1953 picture book. Green Eyes, the curious kitten, ventures beyond his familiar big red box and greets spring, summer, fall, and wintereach with their unique colors, scents, and feelings. Children will delight in discovery with Green Eyes as he ventures out and cozies up to the familiar warmth of home upon his return.
A Caldecott Honor Book
A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book
"Spectacular." The New Yorker
"This genius among caricaturists, Birnbaum, brings the essence of his art to the eyes of small children." New York Herald Tribune
"Here is everything a small looker wants and needs in a first picture book." The Chicago Tribune
ABE BIRNBAUM was a well-known artist and illustrator. His work appeared in The New Yorker and other magazines for more than four decades. He also illustrated several children's books in addition to Green Eyes, which won him the prestigious Caldecott Honor in 1953.