Book #15112

The Widow's Broom - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Chris Van Allsburg
The Widow's Broom - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Chris Van Allsburg.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 4to
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
ISBN: 0395640512

An attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket.

Mina Shaw comes into possession of a witch's broom, left behind by the witch who fell into her garden. The broom learns to sweep and do other chores for the widow (even playing the piano!) until her ignorant neighbors insist it must be evil. A tale about the nature of good and evil masterly illustrated in grainy sepiatones by Van Allsburg.

Price: $49.00

Author Bio

Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, MI) is an American author and illustrator of children's books. He won the Caldecott Medal for Jumanji (1982) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he wrote and illustrated, and both of which were later adapted into successful motion pictures. He received the Caldecott Honor Medal in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi.