Reading Is Fundamental Staff; Foreword By Leonard S. Marcus The Art of Reading : Forty Illustrators Celebrate RIF's 50th Anniversary
NY: Dutton Books 2005 0525474846 / 9780525474845 First Edition Decorative Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Illustrators
First printing, with complete number line. Large format hardcover, fully illustrated in color. SIGNED BY FOURTEEN OF THE CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS!!! Those who have AUTOGRAPHED the book include Paul O. Zelinsky, Susan Jeffers (with small sketch), Richard Egielski, Peter Sis, Robert Sabuda, Steven Kellogg, Pat Cummings, Jerry Pinkney, Dan Yaccarino, Raul Colon, David McPhail, Tony DiTerlizzi, Chris Raschka, and Bryan Collier; also signed by Leonard Marcus (foreword) and Carol Rasco (President and CEO of RIF). Forty of today's finest illustrators reimagine the books that most influenced them as children. An exceptional copy!