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Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts
by Hilaire Belloc


Overview - Naughty children were never funnier than the young rowdies of these Cautionary Tales. In rhyming couplets, accompanied by hilarious drawings, a celebrated wit recounts the perilous consequences of telling lies, slamming doors, and playing with guns.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Naughty children were never funnier than the young rowdies of these Cautionary Tales. In rhyming couplets, accompanied by hilarious drawings, a celebrated wit recounts the perilous consequences of telling lies, slamming doors, and playing with guns. Bad Child's Book of Beasts, an illustrated A-to-Z bestiary with droll observations on wildlife, features a series of droll observations on wildlife.
The Polar Bear is unaware
Of cold that cuts me through
For why? He has a coat of hair.
I wish I had one too
A prolific author whose interests ranged from politics and religion to travel and poetry, Hilaire Belloc wrote these classics at the turn of the twentieth century. Generations of readers of all ages have adored their amusing advice on juvenile manners and their jolly parodies of Victorian attitudes.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486467856
  • ISBN-10: 0486467856
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: September 2008
  • Page Count: 124
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: Dover Children's Classics

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