Children's Hardcover Book, Belling The Tiger, Mary Stolz, Fiction, Fantasy, Mice and Cats, Weekly Reader Book, Illustrated


Children's Hardcover Book, Belling The Tiger, Mary Stolz, Fiction, Fantasy, Mice and Cats, Weekly Reader Book, Illustrated

A wonderful children's hardcover book called Belling The Tiger and Illustrated by Beni Montresor. Weekly Reader 1961 edition.

When two little mice attempt to bell the house cat, they inadvertently become stowaways on a ship to a strange land where they befriend a tiger and scare an elephant.

Mary Stolz (1920 – 2006) was an American writer of fiction for children and young adults. She received the 1953 Child Study Association of America's Children's Book Award for, In a Mirror, Newbery Honors in 1962 for Belling the Tiger and 1966, for The Noonday Friends, and her entire body of work was awarded the George G. Stone Recognition of Merit in 1982. Her literary works range from picture books to young-adult novels.

Beni Montresor (1926 – 2001) was a versatile Italian artist, opera and film director, set designer, author and children's book illustrator. He won the 1965 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing May I Bring a Friend?. The Italian government knighted him in 1966 for his contributions to the arts.

9¼ inches in length
7¼ inches in width
64 Pages
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co -- 1970 -- Weekly Reader Edition

This book is in Very Good condition. Binding is tight and the covers are clean with just the usual shelf wear and rubbing to the corners. Pages are white and clean with the exception of the front flyleaf that has a handwritten inscription. This book is over 65 years old.

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