Nine Days to Christmas
New York: Viking, August, 1966/1959, 7th printing stated; pink/tan cloth boards with all over design of piñatas in brown outline, endpapers with spread of Ceci and her mother at the bus stop, setting out to buy her piñata, jacket with wrap around painting of Ceci and the posada procession; with Caldecott Medal sticker, 4 to; 48 pp. Picture Book Hardback.
A little girl, her first posada, and the fate of her piñata. Lovingly rendered illustrations of upper middle class Mexico City domestic life in the 50's. Caldecott Medal.
CONDITION: Good Plus in Good Plus jacket; no names or other marks, tight, bumps to extrems, 1" tear on endpaper, otherwise pages are flat and clean, in clipped jacket edgeworn to about 1/4", with uneven soiling on white area, t4 tears to 1.5"; 3/8" chip from spine top; Caldecott Medal rumpled. Item #21108