Barr, Noel.THE CONCEITED LAMB. LADYBIRD SERIES NO. 497. Loughborough Wills & Hepworth 1953 Third Edition Hard Cover Good+ P.B. Hickling. Unpaginated, 7" H. Buff paper-covered boards, colour pastedown on front board, black lettering on spine and front board. B&w pictorial endpapers showing pet lamb, pig, cows and horses in farm setting. Text pages alternate with charming colour illustrations of idyllic farm life. A pet lamb teases the working animals on the farm for not having beautiful white coats like he does, ultimately testing their patience. When he finally get his just reward, he is wise enough to laugh along with the others, finding friendship counts for more than looks. Wrinkling and wear at top/bottom of spine; light edge and corner wear; one very small corner bump; light browning on spine, edges and parts of rear board.
McDermott, Gerald. Inscribed, with illustration.COYOTE: A TRICKSTER TALE FROM THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST. Harcourt Brace, San Diego, 1994. Unpaginated, oblong (9 1/4" H x 11 1/4" D), hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER, WITH A DRAWING OF COYOTE'S HEAD. ISBN 0152207244 "Wherever Coyote goes, you can be sure he'll find troubl e. Now he wants to sing, dance and fly like the crows, so he begs them to teach him how. The crows agree but soon tire of Coyote's bragging and boasting. They decide to teach the great trickster a lesson. This time, Coyote has found rea l t r o u b l e ! In his unique style master storyteller Gerald McDermott deftly combines rhythmic language with bold art inspired by Zuni folklore and southwestern design to bring this Native American tale to life." Dust jacket has minor wrinkli ng at t op o f re ar panel. Fine/Near Fine