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HOW THE WHALE BECAME AND OTHER STORIES

by Ted Hughes

Illustrated by George Adamson

Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st. 1963

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. A collection of stories about the days when the world was brand new, and the animals were still making up their minds just what they wanted to be. Blue mottled boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 72 pages.

Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Light page browning to half-title page else contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby on rear panel and slightly worn at top and tail of spine. A nice copy of the scarce first edition.

Stock no. 1303954

 

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Contents

  • Why the Owl behaves as it does
  • How the Whale became
  • How the Fox came to be where it is
  • How the Polar Bear became
  • How the Hyena became
  • How the Tortoise became
  • How the Bee became
  • How the Cat became
  • How the Donkey became
  • How the Hare became
  • How the Elephant became

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