San Diego New York London: Voyager Books / Harcourt, Inc., 2003. First Voyager Books Edition. Pictorial wrappers. SIGNED by Illustrator José Aruego, oblong 4to (11" x 9"), glossy pictorial covers, boldly illustrated in full color on every page, 32-pages. Fine / Fine. Item #3119
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Written by Judy Sierra--a clever poet--and happily illustrated by Jose Aruego, who has SKETCHED an ORIGINAL PENGUIN's HEAD and handsomely SIGNED inside the front cover. His colleague and frequent collaborator, Ariane Dewey, also illustrated the book. First published in 1998 by Harcourt, Inc.
José Aruego (1932: Manilla - 2012: New York City) was trained as an attorney in the Philippines but became a children's book author--writing 82 of them--and illustrator based in New York City. He also created fine calligraphy and cartoons, a number of which were published by The New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post. Ariane Dewey collaborated with him on several books about animals.