Pollock, Katherine; illustrations by Kurt Wiese
Title SLY MONGOOSE
Book Condition Very good minus: splaying and faint dampstain to front cover; in russet cloth with black lettering to front and spine; lacking dust jacket.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943.
Seller ID 46892.00
Illustrated tale of little Sombo, built around the popular calypso "Sly Mongoose" and set in Trinidad. A charming folk tale quality distinguishes this non-stereotypical story of a young boy and the pup he dreams of owning.
Dog Fiction. Caribbean. Calypso. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books.