Here is a rare SIGNED 'Tasha Tudor' pop-up book, a Caldecott medal winner she is one of America's most loved and respected children's illustrators!!
Collector's 1986 first edition original vintage children's hardcover book - Tasha Tudor Seasons of Delight: A Year on an Old-Fashioned Farm. A Three-Dimensional Pop-Up picture book.
Signed by Tasha Tudor on the top corner of the first page. Publisher: New York, Philomel Books, Copyright, 1986, first edition, probable first printing. ISBN 0-399-21308-2. Not ex-library. No dust jacket as issued. Title lettering is butterscotch ink on spine and cover. Back cover, Produced in Mexico, $13.95 price. All Identifying marks of first edition.
BEAUTIFUL Tasha Tudor color illustrations of her final home, and the four season her family farm in Vermont. One action figure shows Tudor at a butter churn with dasher. Opening pages: Corgi cottage for the precious Corgi dogs, barn, greenhouse, flower gardens, children making ice cream hand-turned freezer.
Spring - Easter egg tree, spring cleaning, May baskets, town meeting,
Summer - Square dancing; Fourth-of-July picnic, tea parties,
Autumn - Halloween, Thanksgiving holiday, cooking turkey, apple pies, cider,
Winter - Snow, Christmas, New Years, Valentines Day, baking cookies;
Last page - Gorgeous Christmas tree with family, and marionette show.
Also: Sugar maple trees, farm animals, lovely cats, & more. Photos do not fully capture stunning color hues & exquisite detail; wait until you see. WOW! Pop-ups and pull tabs fully functioning. Hardcover, vibrant color pictorial on laminated/glossy white boards, 12 pages, 8.6" x 8.6" x 1.2". Binding tight.
Excellent vintage condition. Cover near fine/bright/clean/light shelfwear. Pages excellent/bright/clean/light wear includes first pp light edgewear. Opening page one house pop-up roof creases/tip bent front-does not effect movement-see photo. Can provide additional picture if needed.
Do not pass up this hard-to-find gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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