Title: The Knight and the Dragon
Author: Tomie De Paola [dePaola]
Description: Inscribed by Tomie on the title page. First edition (no statement). Cream colored cloth baords with silver lettering on spine and a blind stamped winged shield on the front. Tail of spine bumped. Foxing to the first few and last few pages. Dust jacket shows edgewear; repaired tears; soiling at head of spine; not price clipped ($8.95). DJ in archival sleeve. 32 unnumbered pages. 8.8 x 10.75 inches.
A knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon prepare to meet each other in an offbeat duel, concluding in a whimsical aftermath.
Thomas "Tomie" dePaola (1934-2020) was a much lauded American writer and illustrator of children's books. He was educated at the Pratt Institute and the California College of Arts and Crafts and had a career that spanned more than half a century. In 2011, he received the Children's Literature Legacy Award for his lifetime contribution to American children's literature.
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: Good
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Place: New York
Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book,
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