TUCKY THE HUNTER
by James Dickey
Illustrated by Marie Angel
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st. 1979
Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. In his dreams, five-year-old Tucky was a hunter. Armed with his pop-gun, he boldly roamed each distant corner of the earth. Oblong format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations.
Foxing to outer page edges and heavily to wrapper, which also has a few closed tears and little chips of loss.
Stock no. 2106785
- In his dreams, five-year-old Tucky was a hunter. Armed with his pop-gun, he boldly roamed each distant corner of the earth - and beyond - in pursuit of birds and beasts of every kind. But Tucky's prey, like all true creatures of the night, were real only in his dreams - as Tucky's mother understood when she came for him and sang to him to banish night's alarms.
- Written with perception and sensitivity, the poem explores the mind of an imaginative small boy and the unique relationship of mother and child.