Item #22759 Castle in My City (Watts). Patty Zeitlin.
Castle in My City (Watts)
Castle in My City (Watts)
/ illustrated by Children in Watts (names listed) with Lucille Krasne.

Castle in My City (Watts)

SAn Carlos California, Golden Gate Junior Books, (1968); heavy pink and green cloth boards with child's drawing of Watts Towers, in jacket identical to boards, 9.5x11.5. Picture Book hardback.

20 lively songs by a long time preschool and Head Start teacher, including the title song, "The castle is for children, For me and for you. The castle is for anyone who makes it come true." Children from the Watts Towers Arts Center contributed the drawings, which the illustrator colored in pink, green, and yellow, creating a unified flow. A wonderful double spread mural of children riding imaginary horses on Papana Street. Signed May 1969 with an inscription to well known author, Unitarian minister, and lifelong progresive activist, Steve Fritchman "Who has so often inspired me much as the towers of Simon Rodia have, 'There's beauty around and hope to be found in the work of Angels on earth'".:.

CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good Plus jacket; spine foot bumped, otherwise fine; in bright, clean jacket with very light rubs to tips and half inch tear on back; unclipped 3.79. Item #22759

Price: $150.00

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