Thursday, March 24, 2011

Good Old Books: Common Wild Animals and Their Young

Common Wild Animals and Their Young
by Rita Vandivert with photographs by William Vandivert
Dell, 1957

This beautiful picture book tells the life stories of sixteen common
American wild animals. In enchanting, original photographs you will

... the flight of a deer
... what happens inside a beaver house
... baby 'possum in the marsupial pouch,
... the difference between male and female skunks,
... tiny deermice in their nest,
... the sharp-quilled defense of the porcupine,
... mother mink feeding her young,
... black bear cubs in rollicking play,
... and many more intimate glimpses of animal life.

Common Wild Animals and Their Young
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