Sometimes the littlest things or events in life gift us the biggest pleasure.
Take, for instance, a book purchased recently at a used book sale.
It's a little more than four inches high, about three inches wide, and was published 38 years ago!
On the cover a little elf-like figure sits on a leaf in a group of yellow flowers.
It cost either 50 cents or a quarter. Can't remember which as I peeled off the price tag.
It's a Hallmark Cards book, printed in 1975.
It's written by Karen Ravn and illustrated by Sue Tague and Becky Farley.
The artists made enchanting little colored illustrations all the way through the tiny volume.
Since I have a basket of small books on a counter in the bathroom, it seemed this one would be a perfect addition and it was!
The short lines on each page are absolutely charming.
"Contentment comes from little
seeds of cheerful words and loving deeds."
Or how about:
"Peace is a gift from heaven above
That flourishes in hearts
filled with brotherly love."
I LOVE this little book and I'm so grateful to the author, illustrator and Hallmark cards for publishing it so many years ago.
It's the best purchase for under a dollar that I've made in a long, long time.
Today we are joining Home and Garden Thursday on Kathy's Blog, A Delightsome Life.
WHAT'S THE LAST BARGAIN BOOK YOU BOUGHT?