By: Armer, Laura Adams
New York/Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: (c.1938)
Edition: 2nd printing
Seller ID: 24145
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj
(price-clipped) [minimal wear to book; jacket moderately edgeworn, with slight paper loss at seveal corners]. (tempera illustrations) Charming children's tale (a Caldecott Honor book for its beautiful full-page illustrations) of "two little Mexican boys, Diego and Popo [who] seek the ancient tree-lizard, called the iguana, that lives in a pool deep in the forest." Despite the fact that the illustrations are stylistically very much in a Diego Rivera-ish vein (and is Little Mexican Boy #1's name truly a concidence?), the jacket-blurb writers felt compelled to chauvinistically emphasize that th... View More...