Title THE YEAR OF THE CHRISTMAS DRAGON
Book Condition Very very mild splay to covers, else a bright, fresh, fine copy in red cloth with burgundy lettering to spine, device to front cover; in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with a whisper of rubbing, mild age-toning. Nice copy!
Edition First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Hugh Troy.
Publisher New York: The Viking Press, (1960).
Seller ID 42690.00
Pepe lives in a small town in Mexico and dreams of seeing a real live dragon; Christmas yarn blends Chinese legend and Mexican folk tale to tell "why so many Mexicans have oriental eyes and why the paper Chinese dragons appear in Latin American fiestas."
Christmas. Myth and Legend. Mexico. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. Folk Tales.