Today's Little Golden Book is The Very Best Home For Me! from 1982. The book was originally published in 1953 with the title Animal Friends.
The writer is Jane Werner Watson, who has written many Golden Books. Among them are Whales, Dinosaurs, and a series of read-together books for parents and children that includes My Friend the Babysitter, My Friend the Doctor, and Sometimes I'm Afraid.
The artist is Garth Williams, who's endearing art work has enhanced many popular Golden Books, including such favorites as the The Friendly Book, Home for a Bunny, The Sailor Dog, and Three Bedtime Stories.