32 pages, 9.25 × 8.75 × 0.2 in
September 30, 1989
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0689713436
ISBN - 13: 9780689713439
From the Publisher
A hermit knows the magic to change a small mouse into a cat, a dog, and a majestic tiger -- and Marcia Brown's magical woodcuts bring this Indian fable to life with the mastery that won her her second Caldecott Medal.
About the Author
Marcia Joan Brown (born July 13, 1918) is an American children's author and illustrator of more than 30 children's books. She has won the Caldecott Medal three times (Cinderella, Once a Mouse, and Shadow), the only person to do so until David Wiesner in 2007. Brown was born in Rochester, New York, she enrolled in the New York State College for Teachers (the University at Albany's predecessor). She taught at Cornwall High School in New York City, where she began her writing career with the publication of The Little Carousel in 1946.
From Our Editors
In a stunning picture book the artist has illustrated this old fable from India with colored woodcuts which are remarkably fluid in line and dramatic".-- Booklist. A Caldecott Medal book. Illustrated with three-color woodcuts