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Joshua, The Czar, and the Chicken Bone Wish (signed)

By: Girion, Barbara

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons/Scribner: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007459

ISBN: 0-684-15929-5

Condition: Near Fine


A fourth-grade klutz with a few troubles meets an old man who claims to be a czar who lost control of all Russia on the snap of a single wishbone, and subsequently befriends the kid in an effort to help him develop a bit of self-confidence. In a lovely piece of coincidence, this copy is inscribed by the author to an actual Joshua ("For Joshua--/who has/quite a while to go/before he enjoys this/story. Lots of good/luck chicken-bone wishing/to your parents to help/you on the way!/Barbara Girion/Maplewood, New Jersey/May 1980"). Additionally, this copy contains a four-page, laid-in biog... View more info