Signed first printing of this wordless story of a young boy who takes to the skies in search of his pet bird, with original drawing by Lane Smith.
Fine in near-fine dust jacket.
Lane Smith's charmingly peculiar artistic style has graced publications from children's literature to periodicals, and even the covers of punk rock albums. His children's book illustrations have earned him numerous accolades, including two Caldecott Medals and five New York Times' Best Illustrated Book awards, as well as the adoration of numerous slightly off-center kids.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1988). 10'' x 7.75''. Original green cloth-backed boards. Original unclipped ($14.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color. Unpaginated. Signed by Smith to front flyleaf with original drawing of a bird. Jacket with mild edgewear, tiny price sticker to rear. Bright.
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