New York: North Point Press [a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux], 1990. Tom Pohrt. First Edition. Cloth. Signed by the Author, 4to (11 3/4" x 9 3/8"), black cloth with gold lettering on spine and cover, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) by Tom Pohrt of a crow and weasel wearing Indian garb, profusely illustrated,  pages. Very Fine / Near Fine. Item #854
Exceptional condition internally with superb illustrations and text. Very slight staining to margins of verso of pictorial dust jacket.
PARENTS' CHOICE AWARD WINNER for this beautiful children's book!
From one another and from strangers they meet along the way of thier mythic travels north, the furry heroes learn profound lessons about the importance of friendship and importance of giving thanks from Mouse, Badger, Grizzly Bear-Crow, and Weasel.
For other works that explore nature and sensitive relationships, Barry Lopez has won the National Book Award, John Burroughs Medal, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award Medal, the Oregon Book Award, and others.