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Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman - Ist ed / 2 pr - 1988 - from HuckFinn Collections and Biblio.co.uk

Song and Dance Man

by Karen Ackerman

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Knopf, New York, 1988.1st Edition, 2nd printing. Caldecott Medal awarded 1989. Used. F/NF HC: Hardcover in fine condition. Tight square and clean, unmarked. No bumping. Dust jacket is near fine. Shows slight darkening along top edge, stress breakage at head of spine, Unclipped, unmarked, no bumps, rubs, or tears; Caldecott Medal tipped in. 8.75" X 10.75;" pp32.

Fabulous full-color Illustrations in colored pencil multiply the pleasure of this sentimental story. This nearly perfect edition should be on a collector's shelf.



Book summary

Song and Dance Man is the title of a 1988 book by Karen Ackerman and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. It won the 1989 Caldecott Medal. The plot deals with a grandfather who tells his grandchildren about his adventures on the stage.

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