A charming and attractive First Edition/Later Printing in about Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, short closed tear to one of the pages. Signed by author Jane Yolen directly on the title page ;
"Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird" (from the dust-jacket).
This book was awarded the 1988 Caldecott Medal.