First printing of this wonderfully textural story of two siblings building a snowman.
Near fine in very good plus dust jacket.
M. B. Goffstein imbued her children's books with her personality – editor Susan Barba reflects that Goffstein "found the right art form, the right structure and patterning, to distill her life experience [...] she managed to compress an entire philosophy into a single line — or two lines rather, the line of the drawing and the line of the text." Her skillful combination of story and image earned her a Caldecott Honor in 1977, among other accolades.
Read more: Betsy Bird, "Re-releasing M.B. Goffstein – An Interview with Susan Barba," School Library Journal.
First edition. New York: Harper & Row, (1986). 9'' x 6''. Original cloth-backed boards. Original unclipped ($11.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color.  pages.Jacket with light edgewear. Binding with a hint of shelfwear. Bright.
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