Hardcover Book, The Seeing Stick, Jane Yolen, First Edition, Juvenile Fiction, Blindness, Peking China
A hardcover novel entitled The Seeing Stick by Jane Yolen. It is illustrated by Remy Charlip and Demetra Maraslis. This is a first edition and an ex-library book.
Hwei Min, the only daughter of the emperor of China, has been blind since birth. Her father offers a reward to anyone who can find a cure for the little girl. It seems that no one from magicians to physicians can help her. Then, one day a wise old man with a mysterious seeing stick visits the princess. Will he be able to teach Hwei Min that there is more than one way to see the world?
Jane Hyatt Yolen (born February 11, 1939) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children's books. She is the author or editor of more than 350 books, of which the best known is "The Devil's Arithmetic", a Holocaust novella. Her other works include the Nebula Award−winning short story "Sister Emily's Lightship", the novelette "Lost Girls", "Owl Moon", "The Emperor and the Kite", the Commander Toad series and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight. Yolen published her 400th book in early 2021, "Bear Outside".
10¼ x 8¼ inches
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company -- 1977 -- First Edition -- Ex-Library Book
This book is in very good condition. It has no rips or tears and the binding is tight. It has tape marks on the front flyleaf. As an ex-library book, it has a library card holder on the back fly leaf and the book's dust cover is covered in plastic. It does have library stamps on the title page.
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