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Black and White

Macaulay, David

ISBN 10: 0395521513 / ISBN 13: 9780395521519
Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1990
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Barbara Mader - Children's Books (University Place, WA, U.S.A.)

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First printing of this Caldecott Medal Winner. A bright, crisp first printing, FINE in a NEAR FINE dust jacket with lines of sunning (browning) to front and back panel near spine (every copy I have has this to some degree; very common with this title). Jacket not price-clipped; no award sticker present. Bookseller Inventory # 92060806

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Title: Black and White

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: David Macaulay.

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Not Signed

Edition: First Edition; "1" in Number Line.

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Synopsis:

Four stories are told simultaneously, with each double-page spread divided into quadrants. The stories do not necessarily take place at the same moment in time, but are they really one story?

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Black and White is an interesting title for a book that aims to prove there's no such thing as black and white. But read on and you will see that irony and playful deception are running themes in this multidimensional, nonlinear picture story, which was awarded the 1991 Caldecott Medal. In it, a normal-looking cow contains a robber literally pointing at one of the plot's various possible outcomes, which remain tentative as long as they are formulated by young readers. Seeing new angles and clues every time they open the book, these readers will probably astound adult onlookers with their excitement and ease at navigating the unknown in a literary medium akin to interactive multimedia.

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All dust jackets are covered with clear, archival-quality protective book jacket covers.

Book condition: I try to be clear and accurate in my grading. Abbreviations used: FINE = Fine (new or very nearly new condition; clean, bright, not price-clipped, no p...

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