How to Keep a Pet Squirrel, Hardback


'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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40 pages, col. Illustrations
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Humour
  • ISBN: 9780571255986



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