Binding: Laminated Boards
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author & Illustrator
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1992.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully
A beautiful first edition/first printing in Fine condition in just about Fine, lightly yellowed dust-jacket with the Caldecott Medal. SIGNED and dated by author/illustrator Emily Arnold McCully across the title page, she further added a beautiful drawing of Mirette. Bound in aqua laminated boards, pictorial illustration on front cover, dark blue spine with lettering in pink and white, aqua endpapers; in dust-jacket with illustrations by McCully.
Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1993, McCully captures 19th Century Paris with her impressionistic watercolors. Mirette helps the great tightrope artist Bellini overcome fear and regain his confidence and spirit through her friendship, courage and perseverance; Color Illustrations;  pages.