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NIGHT STORY

Willard, Nancy, Illustrated by Ilse Plume

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ISBN 10: 0152573488 / ISBN 13: 9780152573485
Published by NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986, 1986
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Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. First Edition. 32 pages, boards. A little boy's night time fantasy journey on the night train takes him to the country where nothing lasts. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY WILLARD. Bookseller Inventory # 05957

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Title: NIGHT STORY

Publisher: NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In this bedtime fantasy for young children, a young boy takes a dreamy trip on a night train in which he encounters all sorts of magical animals. “A handsomely designed book whose glowing appearance befits its magical, slightly mysterious content.”--Booklist

About the Author:

Nancy Willard (born June 26, 1936) is a novelist, a poet, and a children's writer and occasional illustrator. Her 1981 collection of poems, A Visit to William Blake's Inn, won the Newbery Medal as that year's most distinguished contribution to American children's literature.

Willard was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she later received the B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and won five Hopwood Awards for creative writing. She also studied at Stanford University, where she received her M.A.



Ilse Plume is a collector and illustrator of children's songs and folktales from around the world. Her first book, The Bremen Town Musicians, was a Caldecott Honor book for 1981. She has since created many other beautiful works, including The Twelve Days of Christmas and The Velveteen Rabbit. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Windy Hill Books is a mail order book business specializing in modern out-of-print and collectible children's books in gift condition. We have over 22,000 books and less that 1% of our inventory are bookclub editions, library discards or paperbacks.

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