Author: [Bannerman, Helen]
Title: The Story of Little Kettle-Head. An Awful Warning to Bad Babas
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Frederick A. Stokes Company
Date Published: 1904
139 pp. (with numerous blank pages interleaved, as issued). Illustrations in color by the author. (32mo) 13¾x8½ cm. (5½x3½"), original blue cloth-backed illustrated boards. First Edition.
An exceedingly strange children's book by the author of Little Black Sambo, in which a naughty toddler burns off her head while playing with fire, only to have it replaced by a kettle. Luckily, Father Christmas shows up and gives her a pretty blonde doll head as a replacement. Scarce; four copies recorded on OCLC.