By Howard Norman, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Signed first printing of this selection of bird stories from around the world, with vibrant illustrations by award-winning artists Leo and Diane Dillon.
Fine in like dust jacket.
BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH
Leo and Diane Dillon were a pair of "the world's pre-eminent illustrators for young people, producing artwork [...] that was a seamless amalgam of both their hands" (NEW YORK TIMES). Their artistry twice earned them Caldecott Medals – Leo was the first Black US American to receive the award – and netted them numerous other honors through their long careers, including a Hugo Award and three Coretta Scott King Awards.
Read more: Margalit Fox, "Leo Dillon, Celebrated Illustrator of Children's Books, Is Dead at 79," New York Times 30 May 2012.
Orlando, Austin, New York: Gulliver Books Harcourt, Inc, 2004. 9.5'' x 9.75''. Original blue boards. Original unclipped ($22.00) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color. 78 pages. Signed by both Diane and Leo Dillon to the title page. Jacket and binding with a hint of bumping to spine. Sharp and bright.
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