First Edition. Hardcover with pictorial boards. No DJ. Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 127 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1957. ISBN: 0. If it hadn't been for that many-colored parrot, Toto, escaping into a tree, Nicolas and his family would not have been able to move from their cold tent into an apartment. That miserable winter in Paris, Papa rescued the bird for his owner, who was superintendent of a building. But, there were no babies allowed, and Nicolas had baby twin sisters! Here is a story of boyish ingenuity and courage.