New York: Hyperion Books For Children, 2002. Tristan Elwell. First Edition. Pictorial boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, glossy pictorial boards in full color depicting a boy holding a cross pursued by torch-bearers executed by Tristan Elwell, further illustrated with a B&W frontispiece by Elwell of the boy playing a flute in front of a juggler, Mylar-protected tan dust jacket (unclipped) with gold Newberry Medal & circular cutout to reveal the boy on the pictorial boards, [viii] + 262 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1761
Newberry Gold Medal! Set in 14th century Medieval England, 13-year old Crispin is falsely accused of a crime, declared a "Wolf's Head," and must flee for his life.