The Contest: An Armenian Folktale SIGNED 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1976 by Nonny Hogrogian - Caldecott Honor


Title: The Contest: An Armenian Folktale

Author: Nonny Hogrogian

Description: Signed by the author on half-title page. First edition, first printing with the full number line. Illustrated boards. The finish of the boards has slightly bubbled, fairly evenly across both the front and back. Color illustrated endpapers (with Oriental rug designs). Interior is clean, pages crisp. Dust jacket has the Caldecott Honor Book medal on the front panel; small closed tear to top edge of front panel; price clipped. DJ in archival sleeve. 32 unnumbered pages. 10.25 x 10.25 inches. Greenwillow Library Edition.

Nonny Hogrogian's adaptation of an Armenian folk-tale about two thieves who discover that they are both betrothed to the same woman. They have a competition to see which one of them is the cleverest thief which has a surprising outcome.

Nonny Hogrogian (b. 1932) has been the recipient of two Caldecott Medals (1966, 1972) and was awarded a Caldecott Honor Book for The Contest.

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

Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Place: New York
Year: 1976

Language: English

ISBN: 0688840426

Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book, Caldecott, Armenian, folktale,

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