The Knight and the Dragon SIGNED 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1980 by Tomie De Paola


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.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Place: New York
Year: 1980

Language: English

ISBN: 0399207074

Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book,

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