Little Animals

Books about little animals, wild and domestic, mice, rabbits and hares, gophers, etc.
20765 Eight Tales of Mr. Pengachoosa by Rush, ill Meike.

Eight Tales of Mr. Pengachoosa.

A little girl's Hamster does not want to come in to his cage for the winter, but he will tell her a story of his grandfather, Mr. P,  when he pleases. Set in a wet autumnal garden. The third in the series.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$26.00

 

20520 Willie the Squowse by Allan, Quentin Blake ill.

Willie the Squowse.

A sane squirrel tries to do good in a crazy human world. This enchanting tale from a Canadian playwright won The Times Story Competition and was first printed in the Times Saturday Review; here published with many illustrations.

$24.00

 

20484 Mr. McMouse Lionni

Mr. McMouse.

Mr. McMouse from the city wins acceptance with his new field mouse friends.

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$14.00

 

29338 Speckledy Hen by Uttley, ill Tempest.

The Speckledy Hen.

The Speckledy Hen went off on her own to lay her eggs, but soon the Fox is watching over her hiding place. How to distract him? Fuzzypeg, now a real "scollard", reads him the story of the Fox and the Grapes while the hen sneaks back to the farmyard with her chicks. "She was very tough, that Speckledy Hen," said the fox.

$32.00

 

The Knot Squirrel Tied by Uttley, illus Tempest

The Knot Squirrel Tied.

Rat's behaviour was so insupportable that squirrel tied a knot in his tail that would never come out. How Rat learns to work and becomes an artist.

$28.00

 

20214 Barnaby in Search of a House by Helps.

Barnaby in Search of a House.

Poor Barnaby's snug little home is destroyed by a woodman's ax, and he goes from animal to animal, trying to find a house. NOTE: This book has been sold.

$95.00

 

21579 The Story of Lazy Bush-Tail by Woodhead.

The Story of Lazy Bush-Tail.

The tidy Susie Squirrel reforms the hero of his laziness and then marries him! One of the Mrs. Prettimouse series, not named. The artist painted many famous horses of her time in oils and watercolor, as well as illustrating horse and pony books. These watercolours are detailed and charming.

$65.00

 

19391 Runzel-Punzel by Donnaldson, illus Ritter.

Runzel-Punzel, a story of Two Little Mice.

A town mouse and country mouse variation, illustrated by Ritter in both German (Alexei Remison) and English versions. Between the one-eyed Zwick Zwack and Aunty Twinkle-Toes crying over her card game, this book frightened me when I was a child, even though the deep colours were fascinating.

$50.00

 

19568 The Tale of Peter Rabbit Animated! Julian Wehr

The Tale of Peter Rabbit, animated/Wehr.

A long way from Beatrix Potter, but lots of fun. Each animation has interesting details.

$120.00

 

19912 The Little Crayfish by Piatti.

The Little Crayfish.

A cumulative tale about animals who wish to change a part of their lives (the crayfish wants to move forwards). Each incident is pictured with the little red crayfish and a large painting of the animal with some surrounding vegetation in greens, browns, and blacks set upon a white background. These drawings have more delicate lines than much of Piatti's other children's book illustration.

$50.00

 

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