Editions of The Crows of Pearblossom by Aldous Huxley
Crows of Pearblossom by Aldous Huxley, First Edition
The Crows of Pearblossom is a short story written by Aldous Huxley , the English novelist, essayist and critic. In the story was published by Random House as a children's book illustrated by Barbara Cooney. This story, written Christmas of , tells the story of Mr. Crow, who live in a cotton-wood tree at Pearblossom. Due to the Rattlesnake living at the bottom of the tree, Mrs. Crow's eggs are never able to hatch. After catching the snake eating her th egg that year she does not work on Sundays , Mrs.
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Crow, who live in a cottonwood tree. The hungry Rattlesnake that lives at the bottom of the tree has a nasty habit of stealing Mrs. Crow's eggs before they can hatch, so Mr. Crow and his wise friend, Old Man Owl, devise a sneaky plan to trick him. This funny story of cleverness triumphing over greed, similar in tone and wit to the work of A. Milne, shows a new side of a great writer. About the author Aldous Huxley , the author of Brave New World, lived the latter part of his life near the Mojave Desert, where this story is set.
Hi Ariel! Thank you for this interesting document, I have always loved this book and now I understand many more things about it, Thank you!! Haven't come across this book before, interesting post. Barbara Cooney was such a great illustrator. I have been reading CHristopher Isherwood's Diaries , and he writes several times about encountering Aldous Huxley6 and family.