The Magovsky Collection of Children’s Books event, offered by Freeman’s, includes more than 100 books that received Caldecott or Newbery recognition. Among the available books that received a Caldecott Medal, given to distinguished illustrators, is a signed and dated first edition copy of Matthew Cordell’s Wolf in the Snow. A first edition copy of Leo Politi’s Song of the Swallow, as well as Hey Al, written and signed by Arthur Yorinks, will be featured as well.
Also represented are several winners of the Newbery Medal, which is given to well-written, innovative works of children’s literature. Among these winners, an early copy of Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien, The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, and Carry On Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham are presented.
Offered in this sale is a signed and drawn-in first printing of contemporary award-winner Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson. This story of a young boy and his grandmother celebrating their love for their community won a Newbery Medal, a Caldecott Honor, a Coretta Scott King Honor, and a Charlotte Zolotow Award. View any of these lots and register to bid on Freeman’s.
Lot Categories:Books, Manuscripts and Archives (156)
# of Lots:156
Price Range:$50 - $5,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|[Robinson, Christian] Peña, Matt de la Last Stop on Market Street|| Estimate: |
|Carle, Eric 1,2,3 To the Zoo|| Estimate: |
|[Bernstein, Zena] O'Brien, Robert C. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH|| Estimate: |
|[Blake, Quentin] Dahl, Roald The Witches|| Estimate: |
|[Wiese, Kurt] Flack, Marjorie The Story About Ping|| Estimate: |