Jill the Pill 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1979 by Julie Castiglia illustrated by Steven Kellogg


Title: Jill the Pill

Author: Julie Castiglia
Illustrator: Steven Kellogg

Description: Stated First Edition. Light green cloth boards stamped in black. Faintly pushed at head and foot of spine. Top corner crease on title page; else interior unmarked, crisp and clean. Dust jacket shows very slight wear at head and foot of spine; minor soiling on rear panel; not price clipped ($6.95). DJ in archival sleeve. 32 unnumbered pages. 9.25 x 7.25 inches.

Patrick has some opinions about his older sister Jill, who is nine years his senior. She has some opinions, and rules, for him too (scram when the boyfriend is over, etc.). He knows, it's not always easy being a younger brother.

Illustrated by Steven Kellogg (b.1941), an author and illustrator of more than 90 children's books. In 1989 he won the Regina Medal for his "continued, distinguished contribution to children's literature." He has also been the recipient of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the Irma Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature. Julie Castiglia (1938-2020) was the author of two books, Jill the Pill and a biography of Margaret Mead for young readers. Born in England, she was a long time resident of California and had a career as a writer and literary agent.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Atheneum / A Margaret K. McElderry Book
Place: New York
Year: 1979

Language: English

ISBN: 0689501056

Keywords: Steven Kellogg, children's, illustrated, younger brother, siblings, older sister,

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