'Such an animal is difficult to tame and always likely, when suddenly alarmed, to give our finger a nasty nip with its teeth'
While dipping into The Children's Encyclopaedia of 1910, Axel Scheffler came across a small but indispensible guide to procuring and caring for your pet squirrel. Intrigued by the unlikely notion of a child attempting to keep so wild an animal, Axel created a series of delightful, beautifully finished illustrations to accompany the text.
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571255986 Number of pages: 40 Weight: 179 g Dimensions: 205 x 136 x 9 mm Edition: Main
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