Children's Hardcover Book, The Crows of Pearblossom, Aldous Huxley, Fiction, Birds, Animals, Weekly Reader Book, Illustrated


Children's Hardcover Book, The Crows of Pearblossom, Aldous Huxley, Fiction, Birds, Animals, Weekly Reader Book, Illustrated

A wonderful children's hardcover book called The Crows of Pearblossom by Aldous Huxley and Illustrated by Barbara Cooney. Weekly Reader 1967 edition.

In this charming tale we’re introduced to Mr. and Mrs. Crow, who live in a cottonwood tree above an old rattlesnake. Mrs. Crow, a devoted wife and avid homemaker, has wanted baby crows of her own for years and can’t quite figure out what happens to her eggs when she goes off to the market each day. The astute reader will quickly figure out that the old rattlesnake is the one eating Mrs. Crow’s eggs each day, but when she finds out one afternoon it comes as quite the shock.
When Mrs. Crow informs her husband of what the rattlesnake has been doing, Mr. Crow and his friend Old Man Owl devise an ingenious plan to teach the rattlesnake a lesson and keep him from eating any more of Mrs. Crow’s eggs.

Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894 – 1963) was an English writer and philosopher. His bibliography spans nearly 50 books including novels and non-fiction works, as well as essays, narratives, and poems. Brave New World (1932), was his best-known work.

8½ inches in length
6¾ inches in width
Published by Random House -- 1967 -- Weekly Reader Edition

This book is in Fine condition. The pages and covers are clean with no marks. There is no shelf wear.

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