Francis: The Poor Man of Assisi SIGNED 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1982 by Tomie De Paola - Biography - Catholic Saint


Title: Francis: The Poor Man of Assisi

Author: Tomie De Paola [dePaola]

Description: Inscribed by author on half-title page. Stated First Edition. Quarter brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and honey-colored sides. Light wear to fore-corners. Pages clean. Dust jacket has a few small chips; closed tears to top edge of front panel and around head of spine; not price clipped ($14.95). DJ in archival sleeve. 46 unnumbered pages. 11.25 x 8.75 inches.

A biography of Francis of Assisi, the wealthy young Italian who gave away all his possessions to become a wandering preacher and protector of animals.

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: Holiday House
Place: New York
Year: 1982

Language: English

ISBN: 0823404358

Keywords: children's, illustrated, Saint Francis of Assisi, St. Francis of Assisi, Christian saints, Catholic saints, Catholic, Italian, Italy, Assisi, biography,

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