The World Is Round

By Gertrude Stein; Clement Hurd (Illustrator); Edith Thacher Hurd (Afterword by)
(Harper Design, Hardcover, 9780062203076, 110pp.)

Publication Date: October 2013

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Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of its first printing, this facsimile edition of Stein's only children's book tells the story of a young girl named Rose who contemplates about who, what, and why she is. This edition also features Hurd's blue-and-white line art printed on the rose-pink paper that so important to Stein.

Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

Most people know Stein as the author of experimental fiction and the host of salons for the great artists of her time. But in 1939, Stein also became a children's book author. The World Is Round â?? a collaboration with illustrator Clement Hurd, of Goodnight Moon fame â?? follows the adventures of a young girl named Rose. More at

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