By Hans Christian Andersen, adapted and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Signed first printing of this new adaptation of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen story about the beauty of being yourself, with delightful illustrations by award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney – winner of a 2000 Caldecott Honor.
First printing of "one of the first children's books to feature South American folktales from indigenous peoples" (Library of Congress) — inscribed by multiple-Pulitzer-winner Carl Sandburg, to whom the book is dedicated.
Inscribed second printing of the first edition of this Caldecott Award winner – with an original watercolor and inscribed to Marian Young, a prominent librarian and member of the Caldecott Award selection committee.
First printing of the second Jahdu book of Harlem-based mythologies – this copy inscribed by Hamilton to Elizabeth Shub, one of the editors with whom Hamilton was working on M.C. HIGGINS, THE GREAT which would go on to win the Newbery Medal.