June 29, 1999


Author: David Wiesner


Illustrator: David Wiesner

WIESNER, David. June 29, 1999. NY: Clarion [1992]. Oblong 8vo, [32]pp. Brick red quarter-cloth stamped in silver with slate blue boards pictorially stamped in silver. Manilla endpapers; color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, three-time Caldecott Medalist David Wiesner, and dated ’92.

First edition. Another visual exploration of the improbable from the lively imagination of Caldecott Medalist David Wiesner, who just the year before had brought the Caldecott Medal-winning Tuesday to life. Holly Evans had great expectations for her science project when she sent seedlings aloft into the ionosphere, but she could never have imagined that the results would be hitherto unprecedented in scale! These can’t possibly be the same vegetables that she sent up, can they?