Author(s): Elizabeth Macpherson
"A 1962 Garth Williams classic, now in print for the first time as a Little Golden Book!" " The pig has a tail with a curl and a bend. A snake is all tail with a head on one end. . . . " Long tails, fluffy tails, swishy tails, stubby tails this witty poem about all the types of tails in the animal kingdom is perfect for curious preschoolers. With gorgeous paintings of friendly critters by Garth Williams, this book is a perfect blend of whimsy and fact. "
GARTH WILLIAMS (1912 1996) is known for his realistic yet highly expressive animal characters. He brought to life some of the best-loved children s books of the 20th century, including E. B. White s "Charlotte s Web" and "Stuart Little, " and the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Williams illustrated many timeless Golden Books, including "Baby Farm Animals, Mister Dog, The Friendly Book, The Sailor Dog, The Giant Golden Book of Elves and Fairies, "and "The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse. ""