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Crows of Pearblossom

Aldous Huxley

Crows of Pearblossom

by Aldous Huxley

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Published by Chatto & Windus .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published,; Random House,1967.

Statementby Aldous Huxley ; illustratedby Barbara Cooney.
The Physical Object
Pagination40p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15108098M
ISBN 100701102527

Summary The Crows of Pearblossom tells the story of Mr. and Mrs. Crow, who live in a cotton-wood tree at Pearblossom, California. Due to a hungry Rattlesnake living at the bottom of the tree, Mrs. Crow's eggs disappear before they hatch.   At Christmas time in , more than a decade after the resounding success of Brave New World Aldous Huxley (July, 26 –Novem ) penned his one and only children’s book, The Crows of Pearblossom (public library) — the story of Mr. and Mrs. Crow, whose eggs never hatch because the Rattlesnake living at the base of their tree keeps eating them. After the th eaten egg, .

Get this from a library! The crows of Pearblossom. [Aldous Huxley; Barbara Cooney; Random House (Firm),] -- A rattlesnake eats every one of Mrs. Crow's eggs until Old . Huxley's story, his only children's book and not meant for widespread publication, starts good and grim—just the thing to hold a young audience. Mrs. Crow's eggs are mysteriously disappearing: eggs a year, "a fresh egg every single day—except Sundays, of course, and public holidays." The culprit is a rattlesnake that lives in a hole under her tree.

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