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Mirandy and Brother Wind

Patricia C. McKissack (J. Pinkney, illust)

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ISBN 10: 0394887654 / ISBN 13: 9780394887654
Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed by author on bookplate on front free endpaper. 3rd printing. Fine HC in VG DJ. Glossy, pictorial boards; black & green letters. Crisp, bright, clean interior and exterior. DJ is bright, clean; slightly rubbed at spine head and very slightly at fore corners; no chips or tears. 4to, unpaged. Bookseller Inventory # 13296

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Title: Mirandy and Brother Wind

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Illus. in full color."Mirandy is sure she'll win the cake walk if she can catch Brother Wind for her partner, but he eludes all the tricks her friends advise. This gets a high score for plot, pace, and characterization. Mirandy sparkles with energy and determination. Multi-hued watercolors fill the pages with patterned ferment. A treat to pass on to new generations."--(starred) Bulletin, Center for Children's Books. Cassette running time: 20 min.

About the Author:

Award winning author Patricia McKissack comes from a family of skilled storytellers, who taught her to listen and observe and who encouraged her life-long love affair with words.  The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural was a 1993 Newbery Honor Book.  Pat also received the Coretta Scott King Award in 1993 for The Dark Thirty.  Pat wishes she could have talked to her hero, Frederick Douglass, about his rise from slavery, his daring escape, and freedom -- at last!  If she was not an author, Pat would like to be an interior designer or an architect so she could tell stories through design.

Pat frequently collaborates on books with her husband, Fredrick.  They have three sons and live in St. Louis, Missouri.

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