Publisher: Clarion Books, New York, NY
Publication Date: 1996
Illustrator: Illustrated by Wisniewski, David
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First Edition
Fine in a fine DJ; First Edition, First Printing, (1-10 complete). Marvelous full color illustrations done in cut-paper and photographed by Lee Salsbery. 1997 Caldecott Medal Winner. Increasingly uncommon in the first edition. ; Caldecott Medal Book; 0.55 x 11.1 x 9.61 Inches; 32 p. Bookseller Inventory # 33369
Synopsis: Retold from traditional sources and accompanied by David Wisniewski's unique cut-paper illustrations, Golem is a dramatic tale of supernatural forces invoked to save an oppressed people. It also offers a thought-provoking look at the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control. The afterword discusses the legend of the golem and its roots in the history of the Jews. A Caldecott Medal Book.
Book Description: "The cut-paper collages are exquisitely produced and exceedingly dramatic. There is menace and majesty in Wisniewski's use of color, and he finds atmosphere and terror in a scissor's stroke. A fact-filled final note concludes this mesmerizing book." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers
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