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Tuck Everlasting*

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Author: Natalie Babbitt



BABBITT, Natalie. Tuck Everlasting. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux [1975]. 8vo, [iv] 139pp. Red cloth stamped in blind, with spine stamped in gold; top edge stained yellow. Brown endpapers. Faint bump at bottom edge of front cover, else a clean, tight copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (light soiling, spine a tad sunned, jacket price a tad rubbed). With a bookplate signed by the author, Newbery Honor Author Natalie Babbitt, laid in.

First edition. When young Winnie Foster meets Jessie Tuck and his family, her life is changed forever. For the Tuck’s share a carefully guarded secret that they must make sure nobody learns. And when Winnie discovers it, she must make a choice that will affect both her life and theirs. One of the most beloved children’s books of the late 20th century, it was the basis for a film and Broadway musical.