It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no...and yes. What a night! This brave young kitten sets out into the world on a quest that leaves her bruised, bewildered and hungry, but that ultimately leads her back home, where something special is waiting ...Read MoreIt is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no...and yes. What a night! This brave young kitten sets out into the world on a quest that leaves her bruised, bewildered and hungry, but that ultimately leads her back home, where something special is waiting just for her, in a story that is by turns hilarious and heartwarming. With stunning black-and-white artwork, a simple text and an adorable kitten character, this picture book has all the makings of a modern classic.Read Less
VG+/VG+ oblong Octavo quarter bound in black cloth and illustrated black and white paper over boards, DJ illustrated black and white with white text on gray spine. Minor shelf wear; a bit bumped at corners, head and tail of spine. DJ a bit rubbed and turned along edges [now in mylar]. SIGNED with original pen sketch by author/illustrator on title page. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. Shelved in Children's Books. Dupont.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. First edition (first printing), signed and illustrated by Kevin Henkes (very cute doodle of a kitten) on the title page-in the space that the full moon makes! A beautiful, collectible copy of this Caldecott Medal winner, with just a couple of tiny scuffs at the edge of the dust jacket. All of our first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are protected with clear archival wraps and we pack each book like it's a Tiffany egg.
Very Good in Fine jacket. Signed. First Edition. SIGNED; signed by author Kevin Henkes on title page. First Printing. FINE in FINE dust jacket. Appears unread with NO markings. Pasadena's finest new and used bookstore.
Illustrated by Kevin Henkes. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 4to. 0060588284. A beautiful First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Silver-stamped black cloth with pictorial boards; Kevin Henkes' beautifully illustrated children's book uses the metaphor of a full moon compared to a brimming bowl of milk for a hungry kitty. Plenty of adventures tire Kitten down as he searches for his creamy bowl of milk which he ends up finding right at his own back door. 2005 Caldecott Medal winner for best illustrated children's book.
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