Title: The Island of the Skog
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 1973
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: later printing.
Very Good in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED and inscribed by Kellogg for "Aaron", with a hand-drawn illustration. Bright clean cover with modest wear at base of spine; some wear in front hinge. Interior crisp, clean; minor abrasion on front endpaper. About Fine jacket shows just a hint of wear to extremities.; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 28752
Synopsis: Shout it once! Shout it twice!
Friends forever! Skog and mice!
Since its publication in 1973, The Island of the Skog has been a favorite of children everywhere-and of the author himself! We're delighted to remind you of this beloved book on its thirtieth birthday.
Jenny and her city-mouse friends take to the seas in search of a more peaceful place to live. But when they arrive at what first seems the island of their dreams, they have a giant problem to contend with: the island's only inhabitant, the Skog. Judging by his enormous footprints, he seems a more terrible threat than a hundred urban cats and dogs. How will the mice master their new domain?
Funny, exciting and sweet, The Island of the Skog is a timeless tale of cooperation and compromise. It won the Michigan State Young Readers Award, and was included on Booklist's Books for Every Child and the CBC Books for Peace list.
About the Author: Steven Kellogg is the acclaimed author/illustrator of more than 100 books for children.
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