San Diego, London, and New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987 Signed by Audrey Wood and Don Wood (illustrator) to front free endpaper. First edition, first printing. Publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, illustrated with color plates by Don Wood; in the original pictorial dust jacket. A fine copy; in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of creasing to spine ends and a small half-inch smear of blue glitter paint to rear panel. Overall, a bright, fresh copy. The Heckedy Peg is a children's story written by author Audrey Wood and illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The story tells a frightening tale of seven children who are captured by a witch and eventually rescued by their mother. The colorful and detailed illustrations capture the spirit of the scary but charming story. Notably, The Heckedy Peg was the recipient of three awards following its publication, including the Nevada Young Readers Award and the Irma Simonton Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature.. Illus. by Wood, Don. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fair/Dust Jacket Included. (Inventory #: AWDW001)
19th & 20th Century American and English Literature, Modern First Editions, Signed and Presentation Copies
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