Uncle Wigglily and his Friends by Howard R. Garis 1955 The Platt & Munk Co. Inc.

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Take a delightful stroll down memory lane with "Uncle Wiggily and His Friends," a whimsical children's book penned by Howard R. Garis. Published in 1955 by The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., this hardcover edition invites readers of all ages to embark on imaginative adventures with the charming Uncle Wiggily Longears, a gentleman rabbit, and his array of quirky animal friends.

Howard R. Garis was a prolific American author, best known for his children's stories that originally appeared in newspapers under various pseudonyms. His Uncle Wiggily stories are among his most beloved works, captivating children and adults alike for generations. They're filled with gentle humor, simple wisdom, and timeless life lessons.

The book itself is a hardcover, giving it a durable, classic feel. While the book shows minor wear consistent with its age, such as a corner bump and handwritten words on a page, its interior is clean and all pages are fully intact, making it a treasured addition for collectors of vintage children’s literature.

Key Features

  • Binding Type: Hardcover for durability and a vintage look.
  • Content: A compilation of enchanting stories featuring Uncle Wiggily and his endearing animal friends.
  • Author Background: Written by Howard R. Garis, a renowned American author celebrated for his children's stories\.
  • Classic: Published in 1955, the book is a well-loved classic, enjoyable for both children and adults.
  • Condition: Good, with minor wear including a corner bump and some handwriting on one page.


  • Title: Uncle Wiggily and His Friends
  • Author: Howard R. Garis
  • Publication Date: 1955
  • Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc.
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: Unspecified
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8x7x1 inches
  • Condition: Wear on the cover; book has corner bump, a page has two words written on the top of page as shown in the photos.

In Summary

For those looking to reconnect with the simpler, kinder world of childhood, or introduce a new generation to these lovely tales, "Uncle Wiggily and His Friends" is a must-have. Its charming stories and good condition make it a wonderful find for collectors, parents, and vintage book enthusiasts.


The vintage & antique items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, which is typical for vintage or antique pieces. This is a vintage item and is in good condition given its age, with imperfections as noted. Please review photos for more details on its condition.

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