Details: [32 p.]. 13 x 16 cm. 13 colour illustrations. Green cloth hardcover with red print. In mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket with a few marks on front cover. Otherwise like new. Original manuscript in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library. Story dates to 1831 when the author presented her young nephew with this book for his birthday. It's her own version of the Story of the Three Bears, in verse with watercolour illustrations. Commentary by Judith St. John at rear.