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The Wretched Stone - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Van Allsburg, Chris

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ISBN 10: 0395533074 / ISBN 13: 9780395533079
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1991
Condition: Fine+ Hardcover
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A flawless first edition/first printing book in unread Very Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket, SIGNED and dated in the year of publication by Chris Van Allsburg; In a story recounted through the daily log of Captain Allan Hope, the sailors aboard the Rita Anne become mesmerized and transformed by a mysterious glowing rock, and only music and books can restore them to normal. Beautifully illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11908

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Title: The Wretched Stone - 1st Edition/1st ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In a story recounted through the daily log of Captain Allan Hope, the sailors aboard the Rita Anne become mesmerized and transformed by a mysterious glowing rock, and only music and books can restore them to normal.

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Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children’s literature. In 1982, Jumanji was nominated for a National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg is a former instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Visit him at chrisvanallsburg.com. 

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