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Author Stockton, Frank R., 1834-1902.

Title The Griffin and the Minor Canon / by Frank R. Stockton
Edition [New edition] / with illustrations by Maurice Sendak
Published London [etc.] : Bodley Head, 1975


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 MELB SPELK  819 Stockt Fra/Gat  LIB USE ONLY
Description 56 pages : color illustrations ; 21cm
Summary When a griffin comes to the town to view his likeness carved above the church doorway, the cowardly and selfish townspeople force the Minor Canon, a good and kindly man, to face the the griffin and to attempt to induce him to leave the town. The strong, imperious and intelligent griffin later ensures that the benevolence of the Minor Canon is rewarded
Notes This ed. originally published: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963 ; London : Collins, 1968. - Originally published: in 'Fanciful tales'. New York : Scribner, 1894
Subject Children's stories.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Sendak, Maurice, 1928-
ISBN 0370107853