Title: Sawdust in his Shoes
Author: Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Illustrator: Pers Crowell
Description: Seventh impression. Yellow cloth with black lettering on spine and a pictorial on the front cover. Slightly spine cocked. Ends of spine a tad pushed. Illustrated endpapers. Bright color frontispiece. Interior unmarked; a few pages have faint dogear creases. Dust jacket's spine is faded and has a vertical crease down middle; edges show light wear with minor chipping; not price clipped ($3.75); states seventh printing; in an archival sleeve. Dust jacket, endpaper, and chapter head illustrations by Pers Crowell. 246,  pp. 8 x 5 inches.
A story of a boy from a circus family who becomes orphaned. Left behind by the circus, he finds himself taken in by a farming family.
McGraw's first published book. Seventh printing (circa early-mid 1960's). The back flap of the dust jacket references her book, The Golden Goblet, winning the 1962 Newbery Honor. Eloise Jarvis McGraw (1915-2000), an author of books for children and young adults, was awarded the Newbery Honor three times and also received an Edgar Award and a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. She also wrote three books in the Oz series, originally started by L. Frank Baum.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Place: New York
Keywords: young adult, juvenile, Pers Crowell, Oregon authors, circus,
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