EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON: A Play.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Another wonderful collaboration between this Newbery award winning writer and this artist/illustrator. This Norwegian folktale is retold in dialogue and pared-down stage directions to recreate the world of the Troll King and his captives. "Karen is the youngest daughter of a poor woodcutter, and when Bear comes to the door promising riches to her family if she will go with him, she agrees. She fails to break the spell on him - he is a prince in bearskin - and later must follow him to the Troll King's castle to rescue him." Illustrated by Moser with glowing watercolor portraits, and SIGNED by Moser on the title page. Large format. 64 pp. ISBN: 0-152247505.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.