Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: Signed by Author
Size: Small 4to;  pages
Publisher: New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1966.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Evaline Ness
A beautiful early edition, in pictorial boards in Nearly Fine condition, light sunning to spine end in alike, lightly tanned dust-jacket with the Caldecott medal, price of $3.95 and mention of Caldecott Award. Signed by Evaline Ness on the front-fly leaf. Included is a typed letter with her Caldecott Award acceptance speech. Rather scarce.
Evaline Ness's story of Sam, a fisherman's daughter who has a bad habit of making up stories, confusing fact and fancy. She learns to distinguish the truth from "moonshine" only after her best friend and her cat nearly meet tragedy. Winner of the 1976 Caldecott Medal; Color Illustrations.