Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Second Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Stephen Gammell
A Fine second printing of the first edition in equally Fine, pictorial dust-jacket, with Caldecott Medal seal on front panel. Signed by author Karen Ackerman directly on the title page.
"When his grandchildren follow Grandpa up the attic stairs, a dazzling show is about to begin. Grandpa opens a dusty trunk, pulls out bowler hat and gold-tipped cane, and suddenly we are back in the gold old days, the song and dance days" (from the dust-jacket). Winner of the 1989 Caldecott Medal; Color Illustrations; 4to;  pages; Signed by Author.