First revised edition of this retelling of a Congolese folk tale of family favoritism remedied and then destroyed by magic.
Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
THE MAGIC TREE
Gerald McDermot's lively, vibrant illustrations are immediately recognizable. He got his start in the animation industry, before landing a Caldecott Honor with his first children's book ANANSI. Many of his books draw from folklore and mythology from a variety of cultures, and have earned him a Caldecott Medal, two Caldecott Honors, and many other accolades, as well as a place on the bookshelves of children all over the world.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1994). 8'' x 9''. Original color pictorial boards. Original unclipped ($15.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  leaves. Owner name to front pastedown. Jacket with a hint of edgewear, tiny spot of soil to rear. Binding with a touch of bumping to spine ends. Clean and bright.
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