Beastly Ballads

By: HEMSLEY, Stuart and James SIMPKINS

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HEMSLEY, Stuart and James SIMPKINS. Beastly Ballads. Toronto : Burns and MacEachern Limited, (1954). Pp [64]. Unpaginated. Small 8vo, green and white paper-covered boards. Stuart Davidson Hemsley (b. 1905, Dartford, Kent - d.April 5, 1990, Ottawa). James Nathaniel Simpkins (November 26, 1910, Winni peg - d. February 1, 2004, in Dundas, Ontario) cartoonist and artist, was most well-known as the creator of the Jasper cartoons. A collection of shorthumourous poems (many of which appeared in the magazine Saturday Night) on the following beasts : penguin, walrus, giraffe, porcupine, unicorn, llama , newt, chamois, wapiti, porpoise, yak, lamb, hyena, baboon, camel, mosquito, squid, plaice, vulture, dziggetai, python, polecat, toucan, rabbit, chimpanzee, leopard, civet, pterodactyl, chicken, clam, crocodile, gazelle, pig, elephant, aardvark, mule, raven, tiger, buffalo, hippopotamus, moa, cheetah, bull, stork, sloth, ostrich, ape, ant, moose, bear, whale, lion, skunk,centipede, zebra, lobster, and kangaroo. Ligt wear to spine ends else very good in poor dustjacket. 15.00

Title: Beastly Ballads

Author Name: HEMSLEY, Stuart and James SIMPKINS

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Burns and MacEachern Limited, Toronto, 1954,:

Seller ID: 71235

Keywords: LITERATURE HUMOUR POETRY ANIMALS HUMOR LITERARY POETS CANADA CANADIAN,