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Vintage Bookshelf :: The Pocket Book.

I love this little kid’s book. Such a cute idea for a story, but I mostly love how fabulously smug each kid is: “You say you’ve got a pocket? Oh yeah?? Well I’ve got THREE pockets!” Take a look.

I’m sure there’s a bad joke to be made about the slightly creepy dad and his abundance of pockets (never mind the lollipops) but lets pretend to view this with innocent eyes, mmmkay??

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  1. RookieMom Whitney says

    That is adorable! Have you seen Sew Weekly’s recent photos of vintage toddler dresses? Framing these images and then some of those — to die for!

  2. Dottie says

    Wait, say what? Whitney–thanks! I didn’t know you were a fan of Sew Weekly? I love that site. Heading over there right now! It’s my Wednesday lunch treat! Yahoo!!! That Mena Trott is six times crazy talented.

    Hey, we need to do a bay area mom blogger meet up. Over something bubbly and alcoholic. I’m just sayin’…

  3. RookieMom Whitney says

    Fo shizzle! I would love to meet you guys. Are you both East Bay? Can you come over and dress me in the morning?

    • Alix says

      Hold up….are you Rookies in the Bay Area?? How did I not know this??? Um YES, meet up fo sho!!!!!

  4. thursday says

    I love the images but all they make me think of is lame pocket jokes. I’ve already erased two from this comment bar.

    • Alix says

      MMmm hmmm. I knew it!

  5. Eartha Kitsch says

    What gorgeous illustrations. I’ve felt ill at ease all day and now I suspect that it’s because I have zero…yes, zero pockets.

  6. Mason says

    You guys have inspried me with the vintage books. I searched at my favorite thrift stores today and got about 20 of them for about 7 buck. I cant believe the stuff i found, vintage golden books from the 50s GO ME!

    • Alix says

      YEAH!!! GO MASON!!! It’s addicting….I’m so glad you’re loving them!

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