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Saint George and the Dragon

Hodges, Margaret (retold by)

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ISBN 10: 0316367893 / ISBN 13: 9780316367899
Published by Little, Brown, Boston, MA, 1984
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Barbara Mader - Children's Books (University Place, WA, U.S.A.)

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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

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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.

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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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