Edition: Third printing.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Set in 1975, in a town west of the Mississippi, this is the story of a boy who brings hope with him to a town ravaged by drought. Illustrated in soft full-color paintings, including 5 double page spreads, done using pencil, pastel and watercolors, by the award-winning African American artist, Jerry Pinkney. SIGNED and dated on the title page by the illustrator, Jerry Pinkney. 54 pp plus an author's note about the name and historical background. Large format. ISBN: 0-15-2242414.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.