The story was originally copyrighted by Frederic Brown in 1941. It was published in book form with striking full-page color illustrations by Heinz Edelmann. (best know for his artwork in the book version of The Beatles Yellow Submarine).
Used availability for Fredric Brown's Mitkey Astromouse
1971 : USA Hardback
Title: Mickey Astromouse (A Here-and-there book from Harlin Quist)
Author(s): Frederic Brown
ISBN: 0-8252-0073-3 / 978-0-8252-0073-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harlin Quist Books