New York: Harcourt, Inc., 1991. Louis Slobodkin (illustrations). Hardcover. New. Two tone cloth boards. Reinforced trade binding. 23 x 25.5 cm. 56 pp. Item #13884
A wise tale of a little princess who wanted the moon and got it. “Grown-ups themselves will find the book hilariously funny. . . . The lovely, squiggly illustrations in color are exactly right.”--The New Yorker
About the author
James Thurber (1894-1961), one of America's most renowned humorists, was a staff writer and regular contributor to the New Yorker, where his short stories, essays, and cartoons were published for over 30 years. He wrote several books for children.
About the illustrator
Louis Slobodkin won fame as an American sculptor, designer, illustrator, and author of children's books. He is most well known for receiving the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in James Thurber's Many Moons (1944).