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The Treasure. SIGNED by author

Shulevitz, Uri

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ISBN 10: 0374377405 / ISBN 13: 9780374377403
Published by Farrar. Straus. Giroux, New York, 1980
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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NOT ex-library. Unpaginated. Navy cloth, square format. Up front: Shulevitz's 1983 signature & small drawing & dedication. Caldecott honor sticker on dust jacket. Attractive! With author's color artwork. Bookseller Inventory # 025222

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Title: The Treasure. SIGNED by author

Publisher: Farrar. Straus. Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 2nd ptg

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Synopsis:

Three times a voice comes to Isaac in his dreams and tells him to go to the capital city and look for a treasure under the bridge by the royal palace. Feeling a little foolish perhaps, but determined to see for himself if the dream is true, Isaac sets out on his long journey. What he finds makes a surprising and heart-warming ending to this retelling of a well-known folk tale. In a few words, Cadelcott Medal winner Uri Shulevitz draws a man who is innocent enough to have faith in a dream, and wise enough to understand the greatest reward of all.

Isaac's solitary journey, his arrival at hte vast city, and his discovery there are all enriched by Mr. Shulevitz's beautifully detailed illustrations, which masterfully capture the spirit of the original tale while keeping it simple enough for the very youngest reader.

About the Author:

Uri Shulevitz lives in New York City. His many acclaimed books include The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Arthur Ransome, which won the Caldecott Medal.

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