This gem was unearthed by a Thames & Hudson editor and luckily for us, he decided to resurrect this once again for a new generation of readers.
Originally published over 60 years ago, this is the first UK edition of this captivating vintage rhyming tale.
Such a charming and fun-filled story, it’s just crying out to be shared with a fresh audience.
The crow lives with his troublesome family, including his father, mother, four very strange sisters and a brother.
But one fateful day the cheeky crow is caught stealing his cherries by the farmer. The farmer decides to domesticate the crow and begins about putting him to work. But the crow has his own ideas of helping around the farm!
Supported by an upbeat, rhythmic narrative translation, this humorous ditty will have universal appeal to any audience.
The cheekiness of the crow and his inability to do anything correctly will have readers everywhere chuckling with delight.
Without doubt, this is a children’s classic and we’re so pleased it’s been published once again to enchant a new generation and have the opportunity to adorn shelves everywhere.