Brookfield, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2003. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illustrated by the wuthor.. Thin folio. Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout in color. A fine copy in a fine unclipped dust wrapper. Caldecott winner. Inspired by Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers. Signed by Philippe Petit with a sketch of two stands connected by a rope. Also signed by the author/illustrator with a sketch of Petit on the rope between the towers. Petit's achievement was made into The Walk (2015), starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit.
(Inventory #: 19599)
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