Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990.
Illustrator: Illustrated by David Macaulay
An attractive first printing of the first edition in Fine condition in just about Fine pictorial dust-jacket. Gray boards with blind tooled illustration of a cow on front cover, black cloth spine with white lettering, red endpapers. Signed and dated 7-18-08 by David Macaulay directly on the front end paper. Macaulay added a charming drawing with an added "crime pays" commentary.
The winner the 1991 Caldecott medal, contains a puzzle, a game, and four seemingly unfolding stories with each double-page spread: Seeing Things, Problem Parents, A Waiting Game, and Udder Chaos.
"Nothing can be intelligently or intelligibly recorded on a piece of paper unless true seeing occurs: first on the part of the person making the picture, and then on the part of the person reading it. " -David Macaulay; Color Illustrations;  pages.