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A Child's Bestiary by John Champlin Gardner
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I found this at a library sale, and I thought it would be a nice little book to pass over to my niece. Only I'm such a selfish little piggy, and I couldn't give it up. Outstanding poems, strange and wonderful illustrations, and...it's John Gardner of Grendel fame!

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  quillmenow | May 23, 2013 |
Collection of animal poems, beloved since I was a child. ( )
  sturlington | Jun 12, 2012 |
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Gardner, John Champlinprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gardner, Lucymain authorall editionsconfirmed
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For Betsy, John and Sally
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A Bestiary, or Book of Beasts, / Is a thing full of high morality. / In the Middle Ages, such books were the rage. / If you can't find the moral, turn the page.
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A collection of humorous verses about animals, friendly or otherwise.
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A collection of humorous verses about animals, friendly or otherwise.

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A collection of humorous verses about animals, friendly or otherwise.

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