"The Boy Of The Three Year Nap", was written by Dianne Snyder and illustrated by Allen Say. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, this collectible kids book is copyrighted 1988, and is a first edition. The plot tells the story of Lazy Taro, who gets his comeuppance when his wise mother uses his trick to avoid work to her own advantage. Every page has a brilliant illustration picturing the Japanese culture of Taro, his family and the countryside.
This hard cover, vintage book has blue cloth boards with a purple cloth spine and gilded cover illustration. It is in very good condition with some minor bumping at the cover's corners and very mild spots on the purple cloth. The inside pages are clean and un-yellowed. The book measures approximately 10 3/4 inches by 9 3/4 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A fabulous collectible book and one that will be enjoyed by any generation.
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