The Boy Who Made Dragonfly [University of New Mexico Press, paperback, 2003]

The Boy Who Made Dragonfly [University of New Mexico Press, paperback, 2003]



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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2003

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This ninth reprinting of Tony Hillerman's retelling of the Zuni story The Boy Who Made Dragonfly was published in 2003 by the University of New Mexico Press. The cover design and illustration is by Mina Yamashita, and features a large dragonfly in shades of red, orange and yellow, above a child's hands, on a purple background. The title and author's name are printed in orange to yellow gradients. The inside front and inside back covers are blank. The title, publisher logo, and author last name are printed horizontally on the spine. The back cover shows two small versions of the dragonfly illustration from the front cover, the book title, author name, illustrator name, synopsis, publisher name and contact info, and barcode.

  • Title Page Transcription: THE BOY | WHO MADE | DRAGONFLY | A Zuni Myth Retold by | Tony Hillerman | Illustrated by Janet Grado | University of New Mexico Press | Albuquerque
  • Contents: [i] half title The Boy | Who Made | Dragonfly, [ii] drawing of child with upraised cupped hands looking at dragonfly flying above, [iii] title page, [iv] copyright, [v] dedication, [vi] blank, [1] second half title, [2] blank, 3-75 text, [76] blank, 77-81 Author's Notes on The Boy Who Made Dragonfly, [82] blank
  • Physical Attributes:
    • Format: Paperback, 20.1 x 13.8 cm
    • Binding: Full-color paper covers.
    • Collation: [i]-[vi], [1]-[82]
    • Price: Price undetermined
Hieb, 1990: A3