The Water-Buffalo Children



This children's book has a colorful dust jacket illustrated by William Arthur Smith showing three children riding on a large water buffalo. The spine is black, with orange and green lettering. Book itself is clean, tight and unmarked; jacket has very light soil, plus original price sticker showing a price of $2.95. Overall a bright and clean copy. Buck's children's story of an American girl who meets two Chinese children (and their water buffalo) was praised as "delightful." Black-and-white illustrations by Smith throughout. 60 pages; approx. 6"x8". Fifth Printing.
  • The Water-Buffalo Children
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • William Arthur Smith, illustrator
  • The John Day Company, 1943