Epaminondas 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1968 by Eve Merriam illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman


Title: Epaminondas

Author: Eve Merriam
Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman

Description: Stated First Printing. Tan cloth boards stamped in black. Faint erased pencil price in upper corner of ffep; a few pages show small areas of soiling; light thumbing. Dust jacket shows light wear at foot of spine; light cup ring on front panel; rubbing; price clipped. DJ in archival sleeve. 32 pp. 8.5 x 7 inches.

The story of Epaminondas's adventures as he travels back and forth between his home and his grandparents' place. His grandmother always gives him something to take back with him, but being a bit of a "noodlehead," he doesn't ever seem to get it quite right.

Adapted by Eve Merriam (1916-1992), an award-winning American poet, playwright, and author, from the work of early twentieth century story-teller, Sara Cone Bryant.

Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (1939-2004), an American illustrator of children's books, whose work has been recognized with a Caldecott Medal, three Caldecott Honors, and a Golden Kite Award.

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

Publisher: Follett Publishing
Place: Chicago, New York
Year: 1968

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Trina Schart Hyman, children's, illustrated, picture book,

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