Binding: Laminated Boards
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Third Printing; Signed by Author
Size: Square 4to
Publisher: San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994.
Illustrator: Illustrated by David Diaz
A beautiful first edition/later printing in Fine condition, bound in laminated pictorial boards and end papers illustrated in collage. Fine pictorial dust-jacket with Caldecott Medal. SIGNED by author Eve Bunting.
Winning the 1995 Caldecott Medal, Bunting's story of a boy's recollections of the 1992 LA riots presents the issues of prejudice and racism to encourage young people to ponder and ask questions. "Smoky Night is a story about cats--and people--who couldn't get along until a night of rioting brings them together." (from the dust-jacket) ; Color Illustrations;  pages.