ALVIN SCHWARTZ (1927-1992) was a scholar of folklore who wrote many books for young readers, including The Cat's Elbow, illustrated by Margot Zemach. DAVID CHRISTIANA is an associate professor at the University of Arizona School of Art and has illustrated numerous children's books. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold
Alvin Schwartz; pictures by David Christiana
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Pirates and Spanish galleons, clues to undiscovered hoards, and more—here is a collection of rich lore and legends, facts and myths, that will appeal to the treasure-seeker in everyone.