Mei Li.

Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal., Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal., Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal., Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.

Mei Li is not invited to go to the New Year Fair in the city, but she has plans of her own. She bribes her brother into taking her along, and spends a wonderful day of adventure. Set in midcentury China, with what is probably a realistic portrait of an independent girl child of the time. The author/illustrator was a prominent artist who worked in China in the 30's. PLEASE NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

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Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Mei Li.
Handforth, Thomas.
/TH, Handforth.
New York: Doubleday, (1938) Doubleday Prebound Edition, according to the price for a picture book of this size from Doubleday, probably late 50's/early 60's; orange pictorial cloth boards with seated children holding flags and a little white dog; in jacket identical to boards with Caldecott Medal statement on bottom and medal reproduced on flaps, and original dw flap blurb; yellow and orange map endpapers bound in, 9.2x12.2"; np.
Picture Book Hardback
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, very slightly bowed, see jpg, very clean and crisp; in jacket with top edgewear, including two 1.5" wrinkled closed tears, little loss of paper, a lovely copy in protector; unclipped 3.25. MEDIA MAIL OUR STANDARD CHARGE BUT PLEASE CONTACT US FOR PRIORITY SHIPMENT $12.
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Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (1938) Caldecott Medal.
Control Number: 
19370