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Author Name    Cullen, Countee; Chistopher Cat; Charles Sebree (Illustrator)

Title   The Lost Zoo - The Animals That Missed the Ark - A Rhyme for the Young, But Not too Young

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Good+

Edition   1st Edition.

Size   8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall

Publisher   New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1940

ISBN Number    B0044JP8FK

Seller ID   100202

Has scarce jacket with $2.50 price. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jacket has edge wear, tears, missing chips. 72 pages. Poems with beautiful color drawings of animals. A very charming fantasy told in verse except for its prologue and epilogue which are in prose. The title page says it was written by Christopher Cat and Countee P. Cullen. The prologue explains that Chris is Mr. Cullen's pet cat. 'Some of the children I was teaching had read of my work and wanted to become better acquainted with it. However, most of it was too far over their heads for them to be able to appreciate it. They asked me to write something that they could understand. The Lost Zoo is the result.'

Children Poetry::1900-1974 History::U.S.A.::Black History Fiction Modern::Animal Stories

Price = 408.00 USD


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