Figgs & Phantoms (Newbery Honor)

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Figgs & Phantoms (Newbery Honor)

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Raskin, Ellen. NY: E.P. Dutton, (1974). 8vo. First edition. Yellow cloth stamped in black. Dust jacket.

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Ellen Raskin is equally popular as a young adult novelist and a children's illustrator. Her Figgs & Phantoms, a 1975 Newbery Honor book, chronicles the story of Mona Lisa Figg Newton's remarkable family: her tap dancer mother; uncles Truman the Human Pretzel, Romulus the Walking Book of Knowledge, Remus the Talking Adding Machine and Kadota and his Nine Performing Kanines, and (relatively normal) Florence, a book dealer. A first edition in About Fine condition in a Fine dust jacket.