There once was a happy little possum, the happiest animal in the entire forest, who always wore a great big smile. This jolly creature was content simply to hang by his tail from a tree until he was discovered by a group of picnickers. Mistaking the possum's upside-down smile for a frown, the people resolve to rescue him ― and they turn the little possum's world topsy-turvy.
Strikingly illustrated in black-and-white, this memorable satire of cultural intolerance was created by Frank Tashlin, the famed animator, film director, and author of The Bear That Wasn't
. Readers of all ages will appreciate the book's message as well as its distinctive drawings.
Reprint of the Farrar, Straus and Company, New York, 1950 edition.
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|Grade level||5 (ages 10 and up)|
|Dimensions||5 x 8|