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The Alphabet that Was Good to Eat

Dorothy Whidden illustration by Crossett Library


In  The Alphabet That Was Good To Eat Patsy is having trouble remembering her ABC’s when her imaginary friend Bilo comes up a plan for Patsy to think of something good to eat  that starts with each letter of the alphabet.

Published in 1932 by The Harter Publishing Company out of Cleveland the book features a Dick and Jane-style cover design and illustrations by Dorothy Whidden.

Here’s a sampling courtesy of Crossett Library at Bennington College.



Dorothy Whidden illustration 1 by Crossett Library



Dorothy Whidden illustration 3 by Crossett Library

Dorothy Whidden illustration 4 by Crossett Library

Dorothy Whidden illustration 2 by Crossett Library

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