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Archive for March, 2010


The monkey and the tigers (Tale)

(Wednesday, March 24th, 2010)


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The moral in the tale lies somewhere around the need to understand the difference between a big cat who does not climb (the tiger) and one that climbs routinely (the leopard). The monkey knew.

Kid’s book cover

(Sunday, March 7th, 2010)

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This scan of a children’s book comes from a wonderful compilation of a collection coming from between 1860 and the 1920s and assembled in a book: ‘From Mother Goose to Dr Seuss: Children’s Book Covers 1860-1960‘ by H Darling, 1999.

There are a few more covers in the set (mostly without felines, though) that you can see on Flickr and on Bibliodyssey.


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