Children's Hardcover Book, Petunia I Love You, Roger Duvoisin, Animal Story, Fiction, Illustrated
A wonderful children's hardcover book called 'Petunia, I Love You', written and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin.
Raccoon does indeed love Petunia, the goose, but only because as she will make him a good, juicy meal. With wits and luck, Petunia manages to elude Raccoon and save his life as well. They even become friends.
Roger Antoine Duvoisin (1900 – 1980) was a Swiss-born American writer and illustrator best known for children's picture books. He won the 1948 Caldecott Medal for picture books and in 1968 he was a highly commended runner-up for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's illustrators.
10¼ inches in length
8¼ inches in width
Published by Alfred A. Knopf -- 1965
This book is in very good condition. Binding is tight. The book's covers have some wear to the corners and spine. The pages are clean and unmarked except for the front flyleaf which has an inscription blacked out.
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