New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. Circa 1957. Beth and Joe Krush. Later Printing. Hardcover. 180pp. Octavo [21 cm] Pale red cloth spine and boards. Illustrated throughout by Beth and Joe Krush. The book is in near fine condition. Very light edge wear to the spine ends and edges of the covers. The front pastedown has a previous owner's name and address. Else, internally clean and bright. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with light soiling and age-toning. The edges are slightly chipped, and have multiple short closed tears. The longest closed tear is 1/2" long. There is also a small closed tear in the center of the surface of the jacket's spine. Difficult to find without library markings. Item #35842
Virginia Sorensen was awarded the 1957 Newbery Medal for this title.