Title: The Castles of the Two Brothers
Author: Aileen Friedman
Illustrator: Steven Kellogg
Description: Stated First Edition. Sky-blue boards with navy pictorial on front cover and lettering on spine. Faint toning to top edge of front board. Interior is clean and pages are crisp. Dust jacket has a few closed tears; light soil spot above the "C" on front panel; bottom corner of front flap is clipped, but price ($5.95) present in upper corner. DJ in archival sleeve. 40 unnumbered pages. 10.25 x 8.25 inches.
Aileen Friedman's first book as an author, inspired by her visits to castles on the Rhine.
In this story, two orphan brothers, Hubert and Klaus, live in a castle on a hill. Hubert, twelve years the senior, looks after Klaus in all things. But Klaus has grown tired of being fussed over. To get away he sets off and builds his own big castle, but still can't quite elude the eye of his brother.
Steven Kellogg (b.1941) is an author and illustrator of 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.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Place: New York
Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book, Steven Kellogg,
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