NY: Crowell, 1973. Hardcover. First edition. 4to. Unpaginated (~24pp.). Yellow vinyl boards with black titles and front panel design. Signed and inscribed by Carle on the front free endpaper/dedication page to the young adult novelist Katherine Paterson, winner of two Newbery medals and two National Book Awards. Very good (+) in like jacket, with light foxing to end papers and top of textblock, as well as the flaps and interior of jacket. 2" closed tear at base of rear jacket panel; short horizontal closed tear at top of front flap. A wonderful association copy linking two legends of children's literature.