Title: Saint George and the Dragon
Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, MA
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Not Signed
Edition: First Edition, Stated.
A Caldecott Medal winner, adapted from Edmund Spencer's "Faerie Queene". Oblong, 4to. Partial cloth and paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine; small decorative illus. on front cover. Book is about FINE; no prev. owner marks or signature, pages perfectly crisp, very fresh. Very slight lightening of color at caps. Price-clipped dust jacket has some tears, chipping to corners, and piece out at top spine--see photos. Jacket is clean and does not have the medal sticker attached. Bookseller Inventory # 91092902
Synopsis: Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.
About the Author:
Margaret Hodges was an American writer of more than 40 children's books. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Saint George and the Dragon.
Trina Schart Hyman was an American illustrator of more than 150 children's books. She received three Caldecott Honors and was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Saint George and the Dragon.
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