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GWENDA AND THE ANIMALS
Edition: First US printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - After a family visit to the zoo, made miserable by her Uncle Matt teasing the animals, Gwenda realizes that she can understand what the animals are saying and sneaks back into the zoo after hours, to try and make it a less unhappy place. The pandas share their homesickness, the penguins their fears and the lions are reassured to find out that their twin cubs are still alive, but in the petting section of the zoo. A story which combines magic and practicallity as Gwenda comes up with an idea to keep the zoo popular even as the animals are treated more carefully. Illustrated in full color by AnthonyCarnabuci. ISBN: 0-670830208.
Condition: Very near fine in illustrated boards, no dj.Book ID: 37084More details Price: $12.50
Edition: First printing.
Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, (2002). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third novel set on a family farm in Ohio, a story which is both an exploration of a father/daughter relationship and a satiric look at industrialized farming, animal cruelty, Reaganomics and the fads of the late 20th century. SIGNED on the title page. 252 pp. ISBN: 1-579620485.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)Book ID: 82807More details Price: $30.00