Signed first printing of this adaptation of the classic tale of the rewards that come from hard work, illustrated by award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney.
Fine in fine dust jacket.
THE LITTLE RED HEN
Winner of five Coretta Scott King Awards, five Caldecott Honors, a Caldecott Medal (for THE LION AND THE MOUSE), and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, Jerry Pinkney was a prolific author and illustrator of children's literature, and one of the preeminent artists in the field. "Jerry used his talent as one of America's great watercolorists to tell stories in pictures [...]with the goal of moving society to a better place," said William R. Valerio, director of Woodmere Art Museum, at time of Pinkney's death in 2021.
Read more: Neil Genzlinger, "Jerry Pinkney, Acclaimed Children's Book Illustrator, Dies at 81," The New York Times.
First edition. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, (2006). 10'' x 10.5''. Original color pictorial boards. Original unclipped ($16.99) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color. Unpaginated. Signed by Pinkney to half-title page. Bright.
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