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  • Dahl, Tessa (illustrated by AnthonyCarnabuci.)

    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: 37084
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  • SINBAD THE GORILLA. by Johnson, Alice.
    Johnson, Alice.

    Edition: First edition.

    Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing, (1951). Hardcover first edition - A baby gorilla is captured for a zoo - illustrated with black and white photographs of Sinbad with the zookeepers, dressed in various costumes, etc. Unpaginated, illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with red, black and white illustrations and lettering, A clean copy in a sturdy binding.

    Book ID: 60379
    View cart More details Price: $18.00