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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 Bad Child s Book of Beasts, an illustrated A to Z bestiary with droll observations on wildlife, features a series of droll observations on wildlife.The Polar Bear is unawareOf cold that cuts me throughFor why He has a coat of hair.I wish I had one too A prolific author whose interests ranged from politics and religion to travel and poetry, Hilaire Belloc wrote these classics at the turn of the twentieth century Generations of readers of all ages have adored their amusing advice on juvenile manners and their jolly parodies of Victorian attitudes....

Title : Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts (Dover Children's Classics)
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ISBN : 0486467856
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Dover Publications September 19, 2008
Number of Pages : 128 pages
File Size : 661 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts (Dover Children's Classics) Reviews

  • Eric F.
    2019-03-27 13:08

    Everything arrived on time and as advertised

  • patriciarose
    2019-04-03 08:01

    A very fun book that I look forward to reading to and with my grandchildren (not born yet). Very mischievous.

  • Chrijeff
    2019-04-11 06:09

    Belloc admits in his Introduction that "people such as me and you...are doing something rather wrong" almost all the time, and that therefore the poems in the first half of the book (comprising the unabridged 

  • Back Fence Publishing Consignment
    2019-04-19 12:16

    A classic children's book where political incorrectness triumphs (and rants and raves with full voice).