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Is the children's book Little Black Sambo worth anything?
The Story of Little Black Sambo has been republished many times. The very first editions, illustrated by the author, are quite valuable, with the very first edition (Grant Richards: London, 1899) valued between $1,500 and $15,000 depending on the condition.
When was Little Black Sambo first published?
1899The Story of Little Black Sambo / Originally publishednull
What is the setting of Little Black Sambo?
The beauty of the illustrations and wonderful quality of the book itself reveals the love of both illustrator and publisher for the book. Although the original story was set in India, Bing portrays the young boy as a "glorious and unabashadly" African child.