New York: Lippincott, 1945, 1st edition, Hardback. Book Condition : good+, green boards with gilt titles and spine titles with Birdie in sunbonnet on front board, strawberry print endpapers, yellow top edge, endpapers tanned,194 pp., gift inscription on ffep with owners address on pastedown, spine ends bumped. Juvenile hardback. Birdie, a girl in a poor Florida farm family, thinks of growing strawberries to help her family; she also converts her shiftless neighbours. This printing has the pretty strawberry endpapers and illustrations are by the author.