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3 edition of The bad child"s book of beasts found in the catalog.

The bad child"s book of beasts

by Hilaire Belloc

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Humorous and cautionary verses about such animals as the whale, the polar bear, the frog, the dodo, and the yak.

Edition Notes

StatementPictures by B.T.B.
ContributionsB. T. B. (Basil Temple Blackwood), 1870-1917
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.B417 Ba10
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24632879M
LC Control Number65013322
OCLC/WorldCa1362626

Introduction: The Bad Child's Book Of Beasts poem by Hilaire Belloc. I call you bad my little child Upon the title page Because a manner rude and wild. PageAuthor: Hilaire Belloc. item 4 The Bad Child's Book of Beasts by Belloc, Hilaire 3 - The Bad Child's Book of Beasts by Belloc, Hilaire. $ Free shipping. About this item. Condition. Very Good. Seller Notes. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Quantity.

The Bad Child's Book of Beasts (Red Fox picture books) by Belloc, Hilaire and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set. "Do not as evil children do/Who on the slightest grounds/Will imitate the kangaroo/With wild unmeaning bounds." Bad Child's wonderful verses were published for Knopf's 50th anniversary with a foreword by Frances Clarke Sayers.

Adored by generations of readers of all ages, these classics feature witty stories, rhyming couplets, and hilarious drawings. Cautionary Tales relates the miserable — but funny! — fates that befall naughty children. Bad Child's Book of Beasts presents an illustrated A-to-Z . Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. The children's book which gave Hilarie Belloc public acclaim. The Bad Child's Book of Beasts was originally published in and sold 4, copies in the first three months. The superficially friendly and naive rhymingverse gives tongue-in-cheek advice tobadly behaved children on terrifying beats.


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Observations and remarks made during a voyage to the islands of Teneriffe, Amsterdam, Marias Islands near Van Diemens land, Otaheite, Sandwich Islands, Owhyhee, the Fox Islands on the north west coast of America, Tinian, and from thence to Canton, in the Brig Mercury, commanded by John Henry Cox, Esq.

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Out of 5 stars The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. I was a bit disappointed.

Expected it to be more entertaining. Rather dated. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. by: 4. The second half presents the complete The Bad Child's Book of Beasts, with Ogden Nash-ish observations on the lion, yak, frog, and many other more or less familiar creatures.

The book will make a great introduction to Belloc's unique brand of British humor for both kids and adults/5(12). These are delightful as well, but harder to find.

There was a gap of eleven years between The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts and Cautionary Tales, during which Belloc was occupied penning several dozen books in other genres.

Cautionary Tales is based on a literary model common in the nineteenth century. Like many of the old fairy tales, the plot. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Bad Child's Book of Beasts, by Hilaire Belloc This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Bad Child's. 'The Bad Child's Book of Beasts' is a charming little book of short poems about animals, with illustrations by Lord Blackwood (BTB).

It is Belloc's style which makes this book unique. It does remind one of Roald Dahl in fact, although 'The Bad Child's Book of Beasts' was written way back inexactly twenty years before Dahl was born/5.

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THE BAD CHILD'S BOOK OF BEASTS and MORE BEASTS FOR WORSE CHILDREN and A MORAL ALPHABET by Hilaire Belloc, illustrated by B. ( Softcover pages Dover Publishing, Unabridged and, Except for Pagination, An Unaltered Republication of the Books) Hilaire Belloc.

THE BAD CHILD'S BOOK OF BEASTS and MORE BEASTS FOR WORSE CHILDREN and A MORAL ALPHABET by Hilaire Belloc, illustrated by B. ( Softcover pages Dover Publishing, Unabridged and, Except for Pagination, An Unaltered Republication of the Books).

The Paperback of the The Bad Child's Book of Beasts by Hilaire Belloc at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. I call you bad, my little child, Upon the title page, Because a manner rude and wild Is common at your age.

The Moral of this priceless workAuthor: Hilaire Belloc. INTRODUCTION I call you bad, my little child, Upon the title page, Because a manner rude and wild Is common at your age.

'The Bad Child's Book of Beasts' is a charming little book of short poems about animals, with illustrations by Lord Blackwood (BTB)/5(). The Bad Child's Book Of Beasts () by Hilaire Belloc DEDICATION • INTRODUCTION • The Yak • The Polar Bear • The Lion • The Tiger • The Dromedary • The Whale • The Camel.

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Naughty children were never funnier than the young rowdies of these Cautionary Tales. In rhyming couplets, accompanied by hilarious drawings, a celebrated wit recounts the perilous consequences of telling lies, slamming doors, and playing with guns.

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