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Smoky Night

Bunting, Eve

Published by Harcourt Brace and Company, New York NY, 1994
ISBN 10: 0152699546 / ISBN 13: 9780152699543
/ Condition: Very Good Plus / Hardcover
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Title: Smoky Night

Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company, New York NY

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Diaz, David

Book Condition: Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Not Signed

Edition: 1st Edition


First printing of this 1995 Caldecott Medal Winner. Jacket does not have the award sticker. Some of the pages of the book have a crease at the very edge of the page (a minor flaw; please see the photo of this), hence the low price on this true first. The pages are otherwise clean and crisp, in new and unread condition. Near Fine, price-clipped jacket. Please see photos. First Edition Stated; "A" in Letter Sequ. Bookseller Inventory # 80101903

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Synopsis: In a night of rioting, Daniel and his mother are forced to leave their apartment for the safety of a shelter. ?Diaz has not been afraid to take risks in illustrating the story with thickly textured paintings against a background of torn-paper and found-object collage. Without becoming cluttered or gimmicky, these pictures manage to capture a calamitous atmosphere that finally calms. . . . Both author and artist have managed to portray a politically charged event without pretense or preaching.?--The Bulletin

Review: This is a story about cats -- and people -- who couldn't get along until a smoky and fearful night brings them together.

The Los Angeles riots made author Eve Bunting wonder about what riots meant to the children who live through them -- and what we can all learn from such upheavals. She has written more than 100 books for children and young adults, including Night Tree and Summer Wheels, and many deal thoughtfully with difficult issues.

Smoky Night was the winner of the 1995 Caldecott Medal; an American Library Association Notable Children's Book; a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; and a Parent's Choice Award.

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